September 28, 2021

19 Best Places to Visit in Ariyalur

Ariyalur

Top Tourist Attractions in Ariyalur

Ariyalur is the district capital of the Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu, and it is rich in limestone, with seven cement plants and two sugar mills surrounding it. The town is around 310 kilometres from Chennai, the state capital.

Ariyalur is best known for the Gangaikondacholisvarar temple in Gangaikondacholapuram, the biggest temple constructed during the reign of Rajendra–I 

Best Places to Visit in Ariyalur

  1. KARAIVETTI BIRD SANCTUARY
  2. GANGAIKONDA CHOLAPURAM
  3. MELAPALUVUR & KEEZHAIYUR
  4. Meenatchi Sundareswarar Koil – Melapalur
  5. Pair of Temples – Keezhaiyur
  6. KILAPALUVUR
  7. THIRUMALAPADI
  8. Vaithiyanaatha Swami Thirukkoyil – Thirumazhapadi
  9. Statues in Vaithiyanaatha Swami Thirukkoyil -Thirumazhapadi
  10. Karkodeshwarar Thirukkoyil – Kamarasavalli
  11. GOVINDAPUTTUR
  12. Buddha Statues – Vikkiramangalam
  13. SENDURAI, SENNIVANAM AND SRIPURANDAN
  14. GANGAIKONDACHOLAPURAM, GANGAIKONDACHOLISVARAR TEMPLE
  15. Sculpture – Kangaikonda Cholapuram
  16. ARIYALUR – KODANDARMASWAMY KOVIL
  17. VETTAKUDI – KARAIVETTI BIRD SANCTUARY
  18. Karaiyavetti
  19. Elakkurichi Temple

Best Time to Visit in West Ariyalur

Anytime

How to Reach West Ariyalur

BY ROAD:

Air

The nearest International airport is Trichy Airport (75Km).

Rail

Trichy Airport is the closest international airport (75Km). Ariyalur Railway Station is part of the Trichy Railway Division and is connected to Trichy (70 kilometres) and Chennai (267 kilometres) through the Chord Line segment.

Road

Ariyalur is 65 kilometres from Trichy, 30 kilometres from Perambalur, and 44 kilometres from Thanjavur on National Highways NH45 and NH226.