Puddukottai, one of the most important districts of Tamil Nadu is surrounded by a number of important Tamilian districts including Tiruchirapalli and Thanjavur. An important district of Tamil Nadu, a tour to Puddukottai is a must include if you are planning a trip to Tamil Nadu.
One of the most important influences in shaping the history of Tamil Nadu, Puddukottai has always played a pivotal role in determining the politics and future of Tamil Nadu. Thus a tour to Puddukottai can help in reconstructing the historical journey of not just Puddukottai but also that of Tamil Nadu as a whole. An erstwhile princely state, Puddukottai has a been he center of power for a number of ruling dynasties like the Pandyas, Cholas, Pallavas, Hoysalas, Vijayanagar, Nayaks, Irukkuvelirs, Mutharaiyars as well as the Thondaiman rulers.