Tiruppur

Tiruppur (Tirupur) is the textile city in Tamil Nadu, fondly known as the Manchester of South India. Located in Tamil Nadu on the banks of the Noyyal River, this ancient city has something to offer for all age groups. Tirupur offers a strategic blend of nature, history and industry and it exports its knitted textiles to major countries worldwide - shopping here can be a pocket-friendly and delightful experience.

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Alangadu Jain Temple, Tirupur
20 kms from Tiruppur city limits
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The Alangadu Jain Temple is one of the most popular and highly revered shrines belonging to the Jain community situated in the interiors of Alangadu, in Tirupur district. Alangadu is situated in the Bandvasi circle. It is 20 kms away from Tirupur district and is regularly visited by the natives.

This Jain pilgrim center enshrines Bhagwan Adinatha, the first of 24 Jain Tirthankars, as the presiding deity. The golden colored idol of Bhagawan Neminatha - the 22nd tirthankar also resides in the shrine. Thousands of devotees visit the shrine every year. A shrine situated about 12 kms...

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Amaravathi Crocodile Farm
87 kms from Tiruppur city limits
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Amaravathi Crocodile Farm is considered as the largest crocodile breeding centre in southern India. It is located at Amaravathi near Udumelpet, situated about 87 kms away from the city Tiruppur. After reaching Tiruppur, visitors can take public transport or can even book a cab and directly reach to the Crocodile Farm.

Amaravathi Crocodile Farm was established in the year 1976. There are about 98 crocodiles living in the natural habitation of which 25 are males and 73 are females. The commonly found species are the mugger crocodiles also known as the Persian or the marsh crocodiles....

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Arulmigu Avinashi Lingeshwarar Temple is famous for its architecture and the story behind it. Avinashi is part of the ancient Kongunadu which now comprises the districts of Coimbatore, Salam, Dharmapuri, Karur and Palani. This Place of Great historical importance was known as Thirupukkaliyur in the ancient times. Lord Avinashi Appar, Lord Bhairava and the holy water-theertham- were brought from Kasi. Bathing in the Kasi well in the temple on new moon day-Amavasya brings manifold benefits to the devotee. It is located at a distance of 14. 5 kms from Tirupur city.

The east facing shr...

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Tamil Nadu is said to be a rich cultural heritage of religious traditions in south India. Temples, sacred sites have been a part of its culture from time immemorial. One of those rich heritage and traditions lies at Arulmigu Subramaniya Swamy Temple which is situated in Sivanmalai. It is about 25 kms away from the city Tiruppur.

Arulmigu Subramaniya Swamy Temple is one of the most celebrated temples in south India. The temple has the main idol of Lord Subramanian, also known as Lord Murugan, alongside are the idols of Mother Valli and Mother Deivayanai which are worshipped in the t...

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Arulmigu Uthukuli Murugan Temple is one of the very popular temples of southern Indian, it is located in Karatupalayam, Uthukuli, Tamil Nadu. It is located around 16 kms away from Tiruppur city.

Arulmigu Uthukuli Murugan Temple has a very old and known story behind its existence. It is said that once there was a famous saint named as Agastiyar who got here to this area for meditation but was no longer able to discover water in order to quench his thirst. He prayed to Lord Murugan to assist him. Suddenly, Lord Murugan appeared before him and thrust his lance (Vel) within the sand. so...

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Ayyan Kovil temple is also known as Arulmigu Vazhai Thottathu Ayyan Temple, which is loacted in Ayyampalayam, Samalapuram, Tamil Nadu. It is located about 20 Kms away from the city centre of Tirupur.

Ayyan Kovil temple is on the banks of river Noyyal. It is a very beautiful temple with lots of hand-made paintings alongthe walls of the temples. The temple is famous for Lord Shiva who is the presiding deity of this temple. The idol is worshipped in the form of Shivlinga. The temple is maintained by Hindu Religious and Charitable Board. The environment around the temple is very peacefu...

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Chenneimalai
34 kms from Tiruppur city limits

Chenneimalai is a poupular town in Erode district of Tamil Nadu, which is also the birthplace of Tiruppur Kumaran, who was Indian revolutionary. This town is located around 34 kms away from the city centre of Tiruppur.

Chenneimalai is very famous for its handloom productions, it is widely known as the Handloom Town of the country. The handloom products that are made here are known for its high quality that are long lasting as well. These handlooms are majorly formed and run by cooperative societies. These cooperative societies are those groups which have empowered the town as there ...

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Grass Hill, located in the Tiruppur district, is an excursion spot encompassed by the evergreen Shola Forest. Grass Hills National Park is a protected area in the Western Ghats, India, and a part of the Anamalai Tiger Reserve, forming its boundary with Eravikulam National Park in neighbouring Kerala state. Grass Hill is located ata distance of 135 kms from Tiruppur city.

This fascination is arranged in the scopes of Valparai and Anaimalai, at a height of around 2400 m above ocean level. The legislature has found a way to safeguard the greenery of the district including Nilgiri thar...

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Khaderpet Market, Tiruppur
Within Tiruppur city limits
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Khaderpet market in Tirupur is famous for its best global brand in the textile industry. The market supplies the surplus demand of knitwears and hand loomed cotton products especially famous for its T-shirt brands all over India.

The city became heavily industrialized in the 1970s and it has never looked back. There are so many variations and options available for every kind of textile products. The skills of the workers in grading, cutting, sewing, pattern making, designing is so much vast and enriched with the beautiful and extraordinary work that it has attracted the foreign mar...

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Mettuparai Vinayar Temple
55 kms from Tiruppur city limits
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Mettuparai Vinayar Temple is located in a beautiful village named as Mettuparai which is located in Kundadam Block in Tiruppur District of Tamil Nadu. It is located around 55 kms away form the city centre of Tiruppur.

Mettuparai Vinayar Temple is a home to Lord Ganesha as the name Vinayagar suggests. The structure of this temple is very simple and elegant. This temple became recently very popular as, there used to be a neem tree in the temple premise which has recently statrted oozing milk. This is a very uncommon phenomena as neem trees does not usually gives out milk, even when cu...

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Mukurthi National Park
165 kms from Tiruppur city limits
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Mukurthi National Park is situated near Ooty hill station in the north-western region of Tamil Nadu. The hallmark species of the Park is its Nilgiri Tahr. It is located at a distance of 165 kms from Tiruppur.

Native hill tribe communities including the Toda people have harvested firewood from the sholas and grazed their animals including the hill buffalo for centuries here. The Mukurthi National Park is characterized by montane grasslands and shrublands interspersed with sholas in a high altitude area of high rainfall, near-freezing temperatures and high winds. The vegetation, climat...

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Orathupalayam Dam
30 kms from Tiruppur city limits
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Orathupalayam Dam is also known as Noyyal Orathuppalayam Dam and Reservoir. It is located in Kangayam, Tirupur District of Tamil Nadu. It is located around 30 kms away from the city centre of Tiruppur.

Orathupalayam Dam has a beautiful location, it is located on the Noyyal River between Chennimalai and Kangayam. This dam was built in 1992. It is so big that it is spread in an area of over 10,000 acres which covers two areas that includes Tirupur and parts of Karur Districts.

Orathupalayam Dam may have effected lives, but it is still a sight to behold. Located in the lush...

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Panchalinga falls also known as Thirumoorthy falls, are located on the highway that connects Palani to Coimbatore and falls in the Tirupur district of Tamil Nadu. The waterfalls are located at a distance of 3 km from Thirumoorthy Temple and 85 kms from Tiruppur city.

Thirumoorthy fall is an exotic location which is characterized by its route that is surrounded by paddy fields, coconut groves and sunflower gardens. Thirumoorthy falls also has a temple named after it which is located at its foot. The temple is in close proximity of Thirumoorthy dam. Water falls from a height of ab...

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Sri Amanalingeswarar Temple also known as Thirumoorthy temple is a 1000-2000 years old temple located in Dhali, Tirumurthimalai, 85 kms from Tiruppur city.

This is a cave temple on a small hill which has a beautiful setting with some rare sculptures and a spacious front hall. A recurrent stream flows by the side of the Sri Amanalingeswarar temple. The lead deity is called Amanalingeswarar. Of the many places sacredly attached to Lord, Tirumurthi hills occupy a significant place, because, it is believed that Lord graces here invisibly as a child. Importance of this temple is due ...

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Sri Kaadu Hanumantharaya Swamy Temple is the ancient temple located in the heart of the city of Dharapuram, Tirupur District, Tamil Nadu. Dharapuram was called as Viradapura which has significant associations in Mahabharata and is situated on the banks of the River Amaravathi, a tributary of Cauvery and the beauty of the town is enhanced by the river. Tirupur Railway junction is located at a distance of 54 Kms.

This famous temple was installed by Sri Vyasaraja Theertharu and is said to be the 89th Hanumantha temple installed by him. The Swamy's right hand blesses the devotees an...

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Sri Sukreeswarar(Sugreeshwara) Temple is located in the Tiruppur district,is a very famous temple. This temple is about 8 kms from Tirupur in a small village called Sarcar Periyapalayam (S. Periapalayam). This is an ASI maintained temple. The temple has a lot of open space The vimanas (sudhai) seems to be have been recently restored. Very few people visit the temple. It is maintained very well. The main entrance is facing south. The main deity is Siva called Sugreeswarar (Sukreeswarar). Ambal is called Avudainayaki ( Aavudainayaki). As per thalapuranam Sugreeva worshipped here and hence the na...

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Sri Tirumuruganathawami Temple
6 kms from Tiruppur city limits
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Sri Tirumuruganathawami Temple is a very famous temple located in Thirumuruganpoondi, Avinasi-Taluk, Tiruppur. It is located at a distance of 6 kms from Tiruppur.

Sri Tirumuruganathawami Temple temple is a famous place to worship lord Murugan and lord Shiva. The temple has many beautiful statues of these lords. Sri Tirumuruganathawami Temple is considered as one of the 7th padal petra sthalam out of 12. It is believed to be around 1000-2000 years old. The entrance of the temple consists of a large statue of Ganapathi. The architect of the temple is simple yet elegant. Just before th...

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Sulur Regulated Market, Tiruppur
35 kms from Tiruppur city limits
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Sulur Regulated Market is 35 kms away from the city Tiruppur. It takes about 50 minutes to reach the market from Tiruppur city. On reaching Tiruppur, visitors can take public transport or can even book a cab and directly reach to the Sulur Regulated Market.

Regulated markets are established for the better regulation of buying and selling the agricultural produce of the farmers. These markets are generally set up for protecting the rights of the farmers. There are 278 Regulated Markets functioning under the state of Tamil Nadu. Among these 278 markets is the Sulur Regulated Market. ...

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Thirumoorthy Dam and Temple are famous tourist spots located in the Thirumoorthy district. It is situated 85 Kms Tiruppur. Thirumoorthy temple is situated at the foot of the hill adjacent to Thirumoorthy Dam. Importance of this temple is three Moorthy Idols originate in same place. A perennial stream flows by the side of Sri Amaralingeswarar temple and nearby there is Thirumoorthy falls. It is also believed that a few years ago Athari Maharishi along with his wife Anushiya devi lived here. Progressed by their prayer, Lord Shiva together with Brammah and Thiru Moorthigal(Vishnu) came in disguis...

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Thirumoorthy Hills
83 kms from Tiruppur city limits
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Thirumoorthy hills or Thirumoorthi hills are scenic hills adjoining the Thirumoorthy dam. The scenic beauty of the Anamalai hill range of Western Ghats, includes the cascading water to the Thirumoorthy reservoir from the Panchalingam Falls. A perennial stream flows by the side of the Sri Amanalingeswarar temple. The presiding deity is called Amanalingeswara. The hills are located at a distance of around 83 kms from Tiruppur.

Thirumoorthy Hill is a part of Western Ghats. This hill is also a part of the Indra Gandhi national park and has a huge number of plants and animals living in ...

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Thirumuruganpoondi Temple
8 kms from Tiruppur city limits
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Thirumuruganpoondi Temple (or Thirumuruganatheeswar Temple), dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, is in the panchayat town of Thirumuruganpoondi, Tirupur District. It is about 8 kms from Tirupur city.

Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture, the present structure of the Thirumuruganpoondi Temple is believed to have been built during the Kongu Cholas period in the 10th century. Shiva is worshipped as Thirumuruganatheeswarar and his consort Parvathi as Avudainayagi. There are 2 interesting legends related to the temple; one about Lord Murugan and the other about Saint Sundarar,...

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Tiruppur Kumaran Memorial Statue is one of the most important landmarks located in Kannipiran Colony, Valipalayam, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu. It is located within the city limits of Tiruppur.

Tirupur Kumaran was a famous freedom fighter who fought against the Britishers. Kumaran was born in the year 1904, in a small town which is located towards the south of Erode district of Tamil Nadu. He was a young revolutionary who was inspired and motivated by the words of father of our nation- Mahatma Gandhi. He actively took part in Deshbandhu Youth Movement and took a lead in India's Independenc...

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