Friday, March 25, 2016

Cholapandiyapuram, Tirukkoyilur, Villupuram

Cholapandiyapuram, Tirukkoyilur, Villupuram
Andimalai Jain Cavern Temple is located near Cholapandiyapuram or Cholavandipuram or Cholapandipuram is a 1 sq. kilometer village in Tirukkoyilur  taluk in Villupuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The major occupation of the people living at this place is agriculture. In 2011 it had a population of 1,000 people.

Cholapandiyapuram is located 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) southwest of Tirukkoyilur, 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) northwest of Ulundurpettai.

Cholapandiyapuram village has more than 1000 year’s old heritage. This village was a Jain center during the 10th century C.E. Many Jain families had lived in and around the spot during that period. But there is no Jain hamlet now.

Places of Interest in this Village are listed below;
Andimalai Jain Cavern Temple:
For brief details, please refer below link;
Padiyendhal Rock Art Site:
For brief details, please refer below link;
Town buses depart from Tirukkoyilur bus stand (bus no: 5, 20) to Rishivandiyam go through Cholapandiyapuram.
Otherwise, one can alight at Ariyur Koot road bus stop (all buses going from Tirukkoyilur to Ulundurpettai and Kallakurichi ) and can take shared auto.

Nearest Railway Station is located at Tirukoyilur & Nearest Airport is located at Trichy & Chennai.