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Poompuhar Beach - Things to Know Before Visiting

Bus stand to Kaveripoompatnim temple, Keelaiyur, Tamil Nadu 609114, India


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About Poompuhar Beach

This is a natural and ancient beach located in Poompuhar. This beach and poompuhar city plays a significant role in the south Indian history.

Attractions Near Poompuhar Beach

Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple
Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple9.51km from Poompuhar Beach

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.

Tharangambadi12.75km from Poompuhar Beach

Tharangambadi is a town in the Nagapattinam district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu on the Coromandel Coast. It lies 15 kilometres north of Karaikal, near the mouth of a distributary of the Kaveri River. Tranquebar was established in 1620 as the first Danish trading post in India. King Christian IV had sent his envoy Ove Gjedde who established contact with Raghunatha Nayak of Tanjore.

Danish Fort
Danish Fort13.17km from Poompuhar Beach

It was the second-largest fort built by the Danish. Fort Dansborg overlooks the breathtaking blue waters of the Bay of Bengal. We an explore and study about the Danish style of architecture from here.

Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple
Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple17.87km from Poompuhar Beach

Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Tiruvettakudi in Pondicherry, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Sundareshwarar. His consort is known as Shantha Nayaki.

Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple
Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple24.59km from Poompuhar Beach

Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple is a Hindu Tamil temple dedicated to the goddess Punithavathi. It is located on Bharathiar Street, in the center of Karaikal, India. Ammaiyar or Goddess Punithavathi is one of the renowned goddess in Karaikal. The temple was constructed by Malaiperumal Pillai in 1929. The main goddess is Punithavati, also known as Karaikkal Ammaiyar. The temple was constructed by Malaiperumal Pillai in 1929. The main goddess is Punithavati, also known as Karaikkal Ammaiyar.

Saneeswaran Temple
Saneeswaran Temple24.87km from Poompuhar Beach

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

Where is Poompuhar Beach

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It is a costal line district rich in religious heritage and communal harmony.