Karaikkudi City Guide

Karaikudi is an important city of Sivaganaga district of Tamil Nadu and derived its name from Karai, a thorny plant found in the region. Located on Trichy-Rameshwaram road, Karaikudi which was earlier a small city is now a popular education and business hub of Tamil Nadu. The place is famous for Chattiar mansions which are famous for intricately carved entrances and doorways made of Burma teak. Your trip to Karaikudi would be incomplete without a visit to the famous temples like Kunnakudi Murugan Temple, Thiru Venkatamudayan Perumal Temple and Karpaga Vinayagar Temple. Do visit the Athangudi Tile Factory and take home tiles of your choice to decorate your home!