(Also known as Thiruvarur )

Tamil Nadu | India
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Tiruvarur is categorised as Pilgrimage

Thyagraja Temple Tiruvarur
Thyagraja Temple Tiruvarur (Photo Courtesy: Kasiarunachalam)

Reasons to Visit
  • Tiruvarur is renowned for its Sri Tyagaraja temple, as well as the annual chariot festival held in the month of April.
  • Tiruvarur also happens to be the birth place of Tyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Syama Sastri, popularly known as the Trinity of Carnatic music.
  • Significant Hindu Pilgrimages in Tamil Nadu"Thyagaragar Temple is a Lord Shiva Temple in Thiruvarur is one of the most impressive temple complex in Tamilnadu and visited as part of Pilgrimage Itinerary."
  • Heritage Destinations of Tamil Nadu"Tiruvarur is Renowned for its Sri Tyagaraja temple, as well as the annual chariot festival held in the month of April. Tiruvarur is visited enroute Kumbakonam"
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Destination Ideas

  • Karikal Shani Pilgrimage
  • Thiruvarur Pilgrimage

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Thiruvarur has been one of the five traditional capitals of the Chola empire and home to 11th century Thyagraja temple. The temple complex of 33 acres is one of the biggest in India. Thyagraja temple is home to chariot festival in April. The chariot weighing 300 tonnes and measuring 90 feet height is the largest in Tamil Nadu
    Temple or Holy Place, Heritage Site
    Lord Shiva, Heritage Temple
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Sikkal Singara Velan Temple a popular Lord Muruga temple and 7th most popular after the Arupadaiveedu (six abodes of Lord Muruga) temples.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
    The Kayarohanaswami Temple is a 6th century Lord Shiva Temple in Nagapattinam visited alongwith Soundararaja Perumal temple, a Lord Vishnu temple and one of the 108 divya desams.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Soundararaja Perumal Temple is a Lord Vishnu temple at Nagapattinam and one of the Divya Desam temples of Tamilnadu.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu, Divya Desam
    Our Lady of Vailankanni is a celebrated Roman Catholic church and Blessed Virgin Mary believed to have appeared in the town. the church is a pilgrim centre for many Roman Catholics of Indian and Srilankan origin
    Roman Catholic Church

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Nearest Airport in Tiruvarur
  • Tiruchirapalli Airport ( TRZ ) , Trichy-125 Kms
Railway Stations in Tiruvarur
  • Tiruvarur Junction ( TVR ), Tiruvarur
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