Tourist Places


Karaikal is sorrounded by the districts of Tamil Nadu which is a nucleus place for advancement of Tamil Culture. Being a part of former French Colony, Karaikal is a meeting place of the Western culture with the traditional and ancient Tanjavur culture.

Amirthakadeswarar Temple, Thirukkadaiyur.
Category Religious

Thirukkadaiyur (Thirukadavur) is a temple town on the east coast of Tamil Nadu, about 300 km south of Chennai and 15 km north of Karaikal. The famous Amritaghateswarar – Abirami…

Sri Mehanadhar Temple, Thirumeeyachur.
Category Religious

Sri Meganadha Swamy is a Hindu temple located at Thirumeeyachur in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Meganathaswami. His…

Maha Saraswathy, Koothanur
Maha Saraswathy Temple
Category Religious

The Maha Saraswathy Amman temple (the only temple for Saraswathy amman in South India) is located at koothanur (near Poonth…

Shrine Annai Velankanni Church
Category Religious

It is a famous Christian Pilgrim Shrine, 26 Kms. away from Karaikal. It is located in Velankanni of Nagapattinam district,…

Nagore Aandavar Durgah
Category Religious

This is one of the biggest Muslim Pilgrim Centre in India and is located 10 Kms. south of  Karaikal. It…

Fort Dansborg
Category Historic

Tharangambadi or Tranquebar is located in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu and 13 Kms. away from north of Karaikal where the…