During 1985 this district was separated from Ramnad district. Based on historic background this district was the Territory to the kingdom of Ramnad originally as of pudukkotai on its pre – historic periods. Today sivaganga is the district headquarters of its own.
Sivagamga Tourism Information
Pillaiyarpatti (12km from karaikudi)
This is an old temple, which exists from 1,600 years ago. A beautiful rock – cut temple with the deity karpaga vinayagar is worshipped here. It is an icon to be the oldest historic background of the 4th century AD. Its carvings will be a proof.
This place is named after a temple in this Town, which in known as “Kaleeswarar temple”. A famous shrine unto the people of south.
It is one among the 108 pilgrimage places of vaishnavites.
This is another ancient city that talks about the olden days of Thailand. The place has wonderful architectural buildings and houses of the olden style. Massive houses reveal the riches of Tamilnadu that day. The temples of Nayarasivan are famous and another temple is Kovilur, which near to karaikudi is famous.
This is place that reveals the French invasion through the Gothic architectural style, which is same as the Rheims cathedral in France applied here in “The scared heart shrine”. Many exuberant statues were brought from France to this church over some 110 years ago is a historic mark of French colony in south India.
Kundra kudi (10 km from karaikudi)
It is famous for the Murugan temple and some historic based buildings.
How to reach there in Thanjavur
Nearest Airport is at Madurai
Connectivity to all the places of Tamilnadu is possible.
Frequency of Buses to Madurai and
other places of Tamilnadu gives easy road travel to the travelers.