Karikal Shani Pilgrimage
Lord Shani Temple Tank - Photo Courtesy Vasu
Karikal (120 kms from Pondicherry) is visited for the a 7th century Thirunallar Shani Temple (5 kms). Devotees having Shani Dasha visit here. This is one of the most significant Shani temples in India.
Karikal is situated just 10 kms ahead of Tranquebar, a sea front in the neighboring Tamilnadu. Tranquebar has a Danish Fort and is a regular stopover on Inbound heritage circuit