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Kalyana Venkattaramasami temple The Kalyana Venkattaramasami temple at Thanthoni, about five KM from Karur is one of the most popular temples in the district. The shrine of the Lord is situated on a raised portion of a hillock. The temple is also known as Then (south) Tirupathi.

Pasupathieswarer Temple Karur town is one of the seven sacred sthalams (place) of Sivalayams and is well known for famous Pasupathieswarer Temple. The group of sculptures representing Pasupathiswaralingam as high as five feet, bathed by the milk oozing from the udder of a cow and Rangamatha are noted for sculptural beauty.

   Other temples   

The temple in Pugalur situated north west of Karur dedicated to Lord Subramania on a small hill at Velayuthanpalayam near Cauvery  is famous for excellent sculpture. Sri Mariamman Temple is a famous one, which is situated in the heart of the city. It is celebrated periodically during the month of May by all groups of people, irrespective of caste and creed, taking the ‘Kumbum’ from the temple to the Amaravathi river is the glorious one.

Karur district has many big and old temples.

  • Shree Kalyana Pasupatheeswarar Temple (Thiru Aanilai), Karur
  • Shree Abayapradhana Ranganathar Temple, Karur
  • Shree Karuvur Mariyamman Temple, Karur
  • Thanthondrimalai Shree Kalyana Venkataramanaswamy Temple
  • Vennaimalai Shree Balathandayuthapani Temple
  • Pugazhimalai Shree ArupadaiMurugan Temple
  • Attur Sholiyamman Temple
  • Vangal Shree Pudhu Vangalamman Temple
  • Nerur Shree Sadhasiva Bhrameendhraal Temple
  • Madhukkarai Sellandiyamman Temple
  • Mahadhanapuram Mahalaksmiamman Temple
  • Manmangalam Puthu Kaliyamman Temple
  • Krishnarayapuram Tirukkanmalleswarar Temple
  • Kadavur Vasantha perumal Temple
  • Kulithalai Kadambar Temple
  • Kulithalai Neelameegha perumal Temple
  • Iyermalai Siva Temple
  • Shivayam Siva Temple
  • Lalapet Iyyapan Temple (1st Iyyapa Temple in Tamilnadu)
  • Lalapet Sri Jaya Anjaneya (300 Years Old)
  • Togamalai Murugan Temple
  • Rangamalai Malleeshwarar Temple
  • Vyakarapuriswarar temple, Puliyur - 13 century temple

   Places of interest   

  • Mayanur - Kaveri bed regulator, River side park
  • Chettipalayam - Amaravathi bed regulator, park
  • Tirumukkudal - Kaveri-Amaravathi rivers coincide here
  • Noyyal - Kaveri-Noyyal rivers coincide here
  • Nerur - Sacred madham, Meditation, River side park
  • Kadavur - Ponniyar dam, park

   Hotels & Restaurants   


Aarthi Hotels 37, west pradakshnam Road 04324-236122

Abirami&Co 41-C, North Street Ph:04324-245553

Abirami Hotels Jawahar Bazaar 04324-262395

Alagappa Mess 18-A, Kamtchi Amman Koil West Ph:04324-236711

Amirtha Hotels 19, Covai Road 04324 - 231314

Sangeetha Restaurant West Pradakshnam Road 04324 - 234411, 234433

M R M Mess Sivasakthi Nagar, Ramachandrapuram 04324 - 576204, 257184

Kulandaiappan Unavagam 59, Kamajapuram West 04324 - 234528

K V R Hotels 123, Jawahar Bazaar 04324 - 264072, 264073, 264074

K S Mess 88, Coavi Road 04324 - 240497

Jeeva Mess 507, Salem Bye Pass Road 04324 - 227781

Hotel Valluvar Pvt Ltd 71, West Pradakshnam Road 04324 - 234433, 259453, 234411, 570405

Hotel Udayam 781, Jawahar Bazaar 04324 - 262519

Hotel Thirunavukarasu West Pradakshnam Road 04324 - 239963

Hotel Sekar Salem Main Road 04324 - 221781

Hotel Rampriya 10, Bye Pass Road 04324 - 263280

Hotel Pon Amutha Old Bye Pass Road 04324 - 263359

Hotel Perrys 999, Covai Road 04324 - 240764, 240767, 241656

Hotel Padma 159/2, Vaiyapuri Nagar 04324 - 236040

Hotel Manoharan Covai Road 04324 - 274598

Hotel Manohara 60, Jawahar Bazaar 04324 - 260534

Hotel Hemala 9, Police Lane Street 04324 - 262923, 262924, 263422, 263423, 263424

Hotel Arun 87, West Pradakshnam Road 04324 - 249306

Hotel Archana 70, Car Street 04324 - 264190

Hotel Anand 85, West Pradakshnam Road 04324 - 231651

Hotel Amutham 73-E, Dindugul Road 04324 - 260244

Hotel Ammaiappar Manmangalam 04324 - 220204

Hotel Amirtha 19/11, Covai Road 04324 - 237676

Hotel Amarjothi 37, West Pradakshnam Road 04324 - 249947

Gurunji Hotel 28-E, Main Road, Vaiyapuri Nagar 04324 - 237676

Cheran Mess Opp. SP Office, Thanthoni Malai 04324 - 256272

Ashok Bhavan Hotel 82, West Pradakshnam Road 04324 - 249566

Aravind Unavagam Semmadai 04324 - 222233

Aravind Unavagam 15, Chinnakulathu Palayam 04324 - 221594

Aruna Hotel 47, Velusamy Puram 04324 - 225849

Arul Jothii Hotels Azad Road 04324 - 261577

Annai Mess 42/A, Kamaraja Puram North 04324 - 237061

Amutham Restaurant Covai Road 04324 - 240797

Amutha Hotel 737, Jawahar Bazaar 04324 - 261459

Amaravathi Garden Restaurants 7, Annamalai Street 04324 - 236142

Alankar Hotels 973/1, Covai Road 04324 - 241072

Alagappa Mess 18-A, Kamatchi Amman Koil West 04324 - 236711

Abirami Hotels Jawahar Bazaar 04324 - 262395, 264261

Abirami & Co 41-C, North Street 04324 - 245553

Aarthi Hotels 37, West Pradakshnam Road 04324 - 236122, 236133

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