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Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple

Bharathiyar St, Karaikal, Puducherry 609602, India

Hindu Temples

About Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple

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.



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Our Lady of Angel's Church0.78km from Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple

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Karaikal district is one of the four districts of the Union Territory of Puducherry in India. Karaikal is the regional headquarters. Karaikal district is made up of the Communes of Karaikal, Kottucherry, Nedungadu, Tirunallar, Neravy and Tirumalarajanpattinam.