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, Tamil Nadu

(Mayiladuthurai is also known as Mayuram; also spelled as Mayiladuturai)
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State: Tamil Nadu
District: Nagapattinam
Famous for/as: Pilgrim
Languages: Tamil
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 28-38°C, Winter 24-28°C
Altitude: 54 m
Pincode: 609xxx
STD code: 04364
Mayiladuthurai, formerly known as Mayavaram, is a religious and scenic tourist destination located in Nagapattinam district in Tamil Nadu State. The town Mayiladuthurai is situated on the banks of the famous river Cauvery. Mayiladuthurai literally means the place of peacock’s dance.

Mythical stories behind the name Mayiladuthurai are many. One of the stories tells that Goddess Parvathi took birth as a peacock (Mayuram) and worshipped Lord Shiva in her Mayuravathar. According to literary works like Mayiladuthurai Mahaangal, many saints lived in and around this famous place and attained Moksha through Samadhi. There is a village in the western outskirts of Mayiladuthurai known as Sidharkaadu, a place where many saints lived.

There are many temples in and around Mayiladuthurai making it a most sought pilgrim destination. Utha Vadieshwarar Temple, Mayooranathar Temple, Vallalar Temple, Ayyarapper Temple, Parimala Ranganathar temple, Gangai konda Cholapuram are some among them. This town also hosts famous Navagraha temples. There are some more temples in the vicinity of Mayiladuthurai. Vaitheeswarankoil, Medhaa Dakshinamurthi temple, the Sukran Temple and a temple in Tirukkadavur are also attractive for religious tourists.

Mayiladuthurai is a place with natural scenic views. Pleasant ambiance and unpolluted environment make this place fantastic for pleasure seeking tourists. The local people are hospitable and one can enjoy the local south Indian taste from the local restaurants. There are many shopping facilities in and around the cities. Many artifacts and handicrafts materials are available at a cheap rate at this place.
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Comments (4) Reviews (2)
please let any one please give brief about travel to 9 temples in one day, and how much it will cost to single person
Posted by vijay 3 year, 11 months ago
it "s a beautiful nice...! by sri ganesh traders kaveri nagar, mvm.
Posted by N.GANESH 4 year, 9 months ago
peoples are sooo....good..!
Posted by N.GANESH 4 year, 9 months ago

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