Tourism in Sivagangai

Sivagangai is located on the south east of Madurai. Tour to Sivagangai will reveal more about the glorious past of this town which was founded by Sasivarnana Periya Udaya Thevar. The remnants of these palaces can be seen here in Sivagangai. There is the Sree Vishwanatha and Sree Subramanya Temples also in Sivagangai. The Tepakkulam or tank adds to the splendor of the house.

Location

Madurai Airport

Karaikudi Railway Station.

History

Sivagangai is a wonderful small town which has the remnants of its glorious past. Founded by Sasivarnana Periya Udaya Thevar, he was considered to the first king of the Sivagangai dynasty. There is the Sree Vishwanatha and Sree Subramanya Temples also in Sivagangai which are considered to be the palace of the erstwhile rulers.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to take a tour to Sivagangai is from November to January.

How to Reach

BY AIR -

Nearest Airport to Sivagangai: Madurai Airport.

BY RAIL -

Nearest Railway Station: Karaikudi Railway Station

Tourist Attractions

Take a tour to Sivagangai and smell the age old remnants which history has left behind in Sivagangai.

Located near Karaikudi which is also in the Sivagangai district there is the famous Karpaka Vinayakar Temple which can be seen here. The presiding deity of the Temple is Karpaga Pillaiyar and from there comes the name of the village Pillaiyar Village.

Situated near Thiruppathur near Sivagangai, Kundrakudi is famous for temples and the temple of Lord Subramanya is located here in this place. For this reason a large number of pilgrims visit Kundrakudi.


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