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Location: 19-Km From Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu
Tourist Attractions: The Fort And The Shiva And Vishnu Temples

Thirumayam, Pudukottai, Tamil naduThirumayam famous for the Fort and the Shiva and Vishnu temples is located at a distance of 19-km from Pudukkottai.

The Fort played an important role in the history of Tondaiman rulers of Pudukkottai and the British. The erection of this 40 acre-wide fort in 1687 AD is attributed to Sethupathi VijayaRagunatha Thevar, the Sethupathi of Ramanathapuram.

On the hill there is a rock cut Shiva temple with music inscription and the relics of a fort. At the foot of the hill also Vishnu and Shiva shrines are found. The Vishnu temple is one of the most complete and the largest Anantasayi groups in India. It is a natural cavern, which has been changed into a shrine.


Air: The nearest airport is at Trichy, 50-km away.
Rail: The nearest railway station is at Pudukkottai, which lies on the Chennai Rameshwaram railway line and is connected to places like Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, and Thanjavur.
Road: Pudukkottai is connected to Rameshwaram, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur and all other nearby towns by road. From Pudukkottai there are regular buses to Thirumayam.


Accommodation is available at the moderate class and small budgeted hotels and lodges in Pudukkottai.

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