Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sivaganga – Places of Interest

Sivaganga – Places of Interest
Sivaganga is a land of heritage and culture, filled with distinguishing customs and rituals. Each geographical area is renowned for traditional arts and different lifestyles. The rural community celebrates a class of festivals and seasonal functions that never fail to spread a spiritual message. Each village has its own Goddess and Deity and attracts people from other parts of the globe. Sivagangai District has many historical linkages.


This district has many traditional heritage sites which bear evidences of ancient kingdoms. Sri Sasivarna Periya Udayana Thevar was the founder and the First King of Sivagangai Dynasty. The Palaces of former rulers exist throughout the district. The major part of Chettinad, the home land of Nattukottai Chettiars (Nagarathars) spreads over this ancient zone of Tamilnadu.


The lakes and ponds over the district is an effort to increase the affluence of their locality in spite of scanty rainfall. There are many places of tourist interest in Sivagangai District. Pillaiyarpatti and Kalaiyarkoil temples offer great spiritual solace for the believers and breathtaking visual experience for the lovers of nature, culture and heritage.


The Chettinad Heritage houses, ancient temples, the fabulous Idaikattur Church and Vettangudi Birds Sanctuary attract large number of tourists. 


The following links below will give a brief idea about the tourist places in Sivaganga District.
Kodunkundranathar Temple, Piranmalai
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Kottai Amman Temple, Devakottai
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Saibaba Temple, Devakottai
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Hazrat Syed Salaar Sha Shaheed Waliyullah, Raziyallah ta'ala anhu dargah, Pallichandai
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Sacred Heart of Jesus Church (Idaikattur Church), Idaikattur
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Swarna Kaaleeswarar Temple, Kalaiyar Kovil
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Malai Kozhundeeswarar Temple, Thirumalai
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Malai Marundheeswarar Temple, Eriyur
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Chola Vinayagar Temple, Mampatti
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Kadukavalar Swamy Temple, Mampatti
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The Holy Paanch peer (Anjanamar) Five Shuhadaas Dargah, Manamadurai
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Someswarar Temple, Manamadurai
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Sri Sugantha Vaneswarar Temple, Perichikoil
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Ninra Narayana Perumal Temple, Tirupatthur
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Pushpavaneswarar Temple (Poovananathar Temple), Thirupuvanam
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Sowmiya Narayana Perumal Temple, Thirukoshtiyur
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Swarna Moortheeswarar Temple (Siragilinather Temple), Kandadevi, Devakottai
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Bathrakali Amman Temple, Madapuram
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Sri Maha Panchamukha Prathyangira Devi, Panchaputheswaram, Manamadurai
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Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, (Sekkizhar Temple), Devakottai
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Sri Poomayee Amman Temple, Thenmaappattu, Thiruputhur
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Aatkondanathar Temple, Iraniyur
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Kotravaleeswarar Temple & Koviloor Mutt, Koviloor, Karaikudi
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Veera Azhagar Perumal Temple, Manamadurai
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Muthumariamman Temple, Thayamangalam
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Shanmughanathar Temple, Kunnakudi, Karaikudi
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Sivaganga Palace
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Thiruthalinathar Temple, Thiruputhur
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Venkatamudayan Perumal Temple (Then Tirupati), Ariyakudi, Karaikudi
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Virahanoor Dam
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Vairavanswami Temple (Valaroli Nathar Temple), Vairavanpatti
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Aazhi Kandeeswarar Temple, Idaikattoor
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Andarnatchi Amman Temple, Devapattu
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Dakshinamurthy Temple, Pattamangalam
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Kailasanathar Temple, Ilayathangudi
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Kailasanathar Temple, Vembathur
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Karaimel Azhagar Ayyanar Temple, Kanadukathan
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Paranjothi Easwarar Temple, Thanjakkur
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Sangili Karuppaiah Temple, Devapattu
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Santhiveeran Temple, Mallakottai
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St Michael's Church, Michael Patnam
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Brahmapureeswarar Temple (Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple), Keezha Poongudi
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Chettiar Palace, Kanadukathan
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Ilayathangudi Adhistanam Temple
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Immaculate Conception Church, Kuthalur
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Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Kanadukathan
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Kannudayanayaki Amman Temple, Nattarasankottai
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Koppudai Nayaki Amman Temple, Karaikudi
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Kottainachi Amman Temple, Kottaiyur, Karaikudi
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Pillaivayal Kaliyamman Temple, Paiyur
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Vettangudi Bird Sanctuary
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Karpaka Vinayakar Temple (Pillaiyar Patti Pillaiyar Temple), Thiruppatthur
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Ponnazhagiamman Temple, O. Siruvayal
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Pulvanayaki Amman Temple, Paganeri
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Rajendra Chozheeswarar Temple, Ilayankudi
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Rudra Koteeswarar Temple, Chaturvedimangalam
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Sasivarneswarar Temple
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Sevuga Perumal Aiyanar Temple, Singampunari
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Kailasanathar Temple, Melur, Kanadukathan
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Desikanathaswami Temple, Nagara Surakudi, Karaikudi
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Murugan Temple, Kovanur
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Sundararaja Perumal Temple, Vempathur
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Syambulingeswarar Temple, Sivapuripatti
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Thanthondreeswarar Temple, Illupaikudi
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Tirunokkia Azhagianathar Temple, Tirupachethi
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Vayanachi & Periyanayaki Temple, Velangudi, Karaikudi
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Veerasekarar Temple, Sakkottai
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Vettudaya Kali Temple, Ariyankurichi, Kollangudi
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