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  • Government Museum in Pudukkottai

    Pudukkottai is a scenic town located on the banks of the Vallaru River in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India. It has a history going back to the pre-historic days when the ancient man was believed to have had a settlement here. The region also has a culturally-rich heritage as it was ruled at different times by ancient dynasties including the Early Pandyas, the Thondaimans as well as the British. This large town is a haven for tourists and history buffs alike as it is richly endowed with many places of significance. There are a number of ancient palaces, fortresses, and tanks built by th...

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  • Karpaka Vinayakar Temple

    The Karpaka Vinayakar temple is a work of great beauty. It’s an ancient rock-cut temple offering a bas relief of Lord Ganesha in an excavated cave located in the town of Pillayarpatti in Tamil Nadu. This is one of the oldest cave temples in Tamil Nadu and the word ‘pillayar’ in Tamil refers to Lord Ganesha. Pillayarpatti is located between the towns of Pudukkottai and Karaikkudi of the Chettinad region. The nearest airport to this temple is in nearby Trichy while there is direct access to these towns through rail and roads. Lord Vinayaga (Ganesha) is the lord of wisdom and fulfills the ...

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