Peravurani - Tourism


The villages around this town are very beautiful as they are surrounded by coconut plantations. Manora, an eight storied victory tower built by the Maratha King Serfoji in 1814 to commemorate the victory of the British over Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo, is a well known tourist destination. The name Manora is derived from the minaret meaning small minar. From the top of this tower, one has a panoramic view of the palm-fringed Bay of Bengal. The tower has also served as a lighthouse. Manora is located about 15 km east of Peravurani. Lord Sri Neelakanda Moorthy Temple is very famous in Thanjavur. This temple is famous for its Chaitrapoornima(Tamil:chitrapournami)thiruvizha or (chitra month’s full moon day festival). It is so crowded during the festival that one cannot enter into temple premises. The nearby airport Tiruchirappalli which is 96.5 km and it has its own railway station with local trains connecting Karaikkudi and Mayiladuthurai but for longer travels you have depend upon on Thanjavur station which is 69.7 km or Tiruchirapalli which is 103 km.

Nearby villages:

  • Aathalur (Shri Veeramahakaliamman temple and a Shiva temple is located in this village which is very close to the town.)You will see the entrance arch of this temple near the Govt boys higher secondary school on the Pattukottai-Peravurani Highroad.
  • Ammaiyandi
  • Andakottai
  • Athani

*Avanam(this village is very much urbanised after Peravurani in this taluk with half of its population that comprises islamic people and shares the border with neduvasal village(pudukottai district). All buses that go from pattukottai to aranthangi,peravurani to pudukottai have pass by this village.Shri Muthumariamman temple and Periyanayaki amman kovil and Jummah masjid is located here .

  • Balacherikkadu
  • chinnarettavayal
  • Eanathikkarambai
  • kallangadu

*Kalathur(consists of nadangadu & sithukkadu village units)Shri Muthumariamman temple,Balamurugan Temple,Shri narayani amman temple,shri ayyanar temple ,shri sannasiaiyya temple and pattavar temple is located in this village.It is connected by two buses A5 govt,SJN 5 and 2 mini buses SJN(Ajjay) and GPS(Soorakaliamman)that connect from Thiruchitrambalam, Peravurani and Pattukottai.This village also has shopping street that is approximately 200metres in length with medical shop ,tea shops,grocery shops,panchayat office,cycle repair centre and a small restaurant.

  • Kalanivasal
  • Kalagam
  • Kolakkudi
  • Kondraikkadu
  • Kundamaraikadu

KuruvikkarambaiIt also urbanised to some extent with 15 to 30 shops with an reputed goverment hospital .It has an non functioning old cinema theatre.Here there are several temples such as Madathuvasal murugan temple,Muthumariamman temple,kamatchi amman temple Shri meyyappan swamy temple,market and a durgah.It has a very lake named Periyakulam.Kuruvikarambai is famous for its condiments like Karasev and sugarsev.Famous comedian Karunas was a parota master in the Kuruvikarambai theatre in its functioning days.

*MarungappallamArulmigu Shri Oushadapureeshwarar and Periyanayaki Amman temple is located here with its beautiful theppakulam(tank).

  • Mavadukuruchi(a village belongs to SRI SANKARA MUTT)
  • Mudachikkadu
  • Mudapulikadu
  • Nadiyam
  • Neduvasal
  • Nellaiyadikkadu
  • Ottangadu
  • Pathukkadu
  • Perumagalur
  • Pinnavasal
  • Ponnangannikkadu
  • Pookkollai
  • Punalvasal
  • Rettavayal
  • ruthrachinthamani
  • Santhampettai
  • Seevankurichi(Belong to Pazhayanagaram grama panchayat)
  • Sengamangalam
  • Serubalkkadu
  • Solaikadu
  • Thenangudi(covered with skykissing coconut trees .Etymology:settlement under coconut trees )Here there are two Shri Kalabhairavar swami temples and old murugan temple.
  • Thillangkadu

*ThiruchitrambalamThis is most urbanised village with schools,banks,financial enterprises,Fastfood centres,automobile workshops,bakeries fancy item shops and so on. You will find Thiru chitrambalam(Shiva) and Periyanayaki amman temple here.This village is situated on the Aranthangi-Pattukottai high road so it is well connected with all parts of Tamilnadu.

  • Thiruppuranikkadu
  • Thiruvappadi
  • Thuraiyur
  • Veerarahavapuram
  • Veeriyankottai
  • Vembangudi/Paingal
  • Vilangulam
  • Udayanadu
  • Umathanadu

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