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Attractions to explore near Elakurichi shrine

Elakurichi shrineElakurichi, Tamil Nadu 621715, India

Called as Adaikalamatha shrine. This is a catholic pilgrimage center dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Nearby Attractions

Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary13.53 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

This is a 4537 sq km protected area in the Ariyalur district. The sanctuary is in 25 km. This is home for so many migratory birds and it has a large irrigation tank.

Saraswathi Mahal Library18.11 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

Saraswathi Mahal Library or Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji's Saraswathi Mahal Library is located in Thanjavur (Tanjore), Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the oldest libraries in Asia, and has on display a rare collection of Palm leaf manuscripts and paper written in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, English and a few other languages indigenous to India.

Maratha Palace18.19 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

The Thanjavur Maratha Palace Complex, known locally as Aranmanai, is the official residence of the Bhonsle family who ruled over the Tanjore region from 1674 to 1855.

Brihadeeswara Temple19.19 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

It is a peerless piece of architecture and represents the culture during Chola Dynasty in India. Moreover, it is a significant Hindu Temple built in ancient times.

Shri Airavatesvara Temple20.94 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

This is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture and also this is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Kumbakonam Temples23.71 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

Kumbhakonam is one of the ancient temple towns of Tamilnadu, flanked by the two rivers Cauvery and Arasalar. The grandeur of Tamil Nadu can be seen in the marvelous architectures and temples here. Many of the religious sites in Kumbakonam are dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. There are around 188 sites in Kumbakonam.

Fossil Park Museum31.06 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

This is a National geological Heritage monument in India of petrified woods within Sathanur which was discovered in 1940 by the geologist M. S. Krishnan of the Geological Survey of India, who hailed from Tanjore.

Ponneri Lake40.48 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

Ponneri lake is a huge lake located in the district of Ariyalur. This is the main source of water in this area. Here we can see so many birds and animals wandering here.

Kallanai Dam41.05 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

This is an ancient dam built across the river Kaveri. The dam was originally constructed by the Chola king Karikalan.

Ranjankudi Fort50.29 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

A 17th-century fortress located in the Perambalur district. historically important fort having so many stories and architectural marvels.

Srirangam Temple52.22 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

This is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ranganatha constructed in the Dravidian architecture. This is also the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world.

Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple52.72 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

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 consort is known as Lalithambika. It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams – Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar. Lord Siva is Swayambumurthy in the temple.

Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort52.91 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

The Rock Fort is a historic fort and temple complex built on a large rock with a height of 85 meters by the Pallava rulers. There are 344 steps carved out from the rock to reaach the top of the temple.

Anna Science Center Planetarium Office54.37 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

The Anna Science Centre Planetarium was established by the government of Tamil Nadu in 1999. Comprising of a number of exhibits that cover different eco-system and bio-diversity along

Butterfly Park57.99 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

This tropical butterfly conservatory is located at the upper anaicut reserve forests in Srirangam. We can see and experience the living, habitat and their breeding from here

Veeranam Lake58.26 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

One of the water reservoir from where water is supplied to the Chennai city. this was built in the tenth century during the time of great Cholas.

Mukkombu Dam64.38 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

The dam is built at the location where the Kaveri River leaves its tributary, named River Kollidam. The length of Mokkombu is 685 meters, and its layout was planned by Sir Arthur Cotton. Mukkombu is a beautiful picnic spot in the region. It is also called as the upper dam.

Koraiyaru Falls65.27 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

Waterfalls located inside a dense forest, natural beauty, Trekking, etc. It is one of the waterfalls along the Eastern Ghats, and near Thondamanthurai, Perambalur district, India. It's the source of many small streams which join the Vellar River.

Saneeswaran Temple68.05 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

Sri Saneeswarar Temple, also known as Dharbaranyeswara Swamy Temple is one of the most popular Shani Temples in India and is located in Thirunallar near Karaikal. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Dharbaranyeswara Temple houses a rare Marakata Linga. According to history, the great King Nala was relieved from the trouble of Lord Saneeswaran after worshipping the Lord consecrated in this temple. It is believed that by bathing in Nala theertham here will wash off all kinds of misfortunes and miseries cause

Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple71.30 KMs away from Elakurichi shrine

Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva in his manifestation as "Destroyer of Death" and his wife Parvati as Abhirami. It is located in Thirukkadaiyur (Thirukadavur), 21 km East of Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu in India. This temple is associated with the legend of Shiva saving his young devotee, Markendeya from death, and the tale of a saint, Abirami Pattar a devotee of the presiding goddess.