This town has variety of most significant and ancient temples that you must visit in your lifetime. Have you ever heard of Navagraha? A Hindu astrology that is based on the belief that the celestial bodies has influence on human lives and destinies. There are totally nine temples and two among them are present at Mayiladuthurai. Vaitheeswaran Koil (Represents mars) situated around 25 kilometers from Mayiladuthurai, is a significant spiritual site which is believed to give healing powers to the visitors also there is the Thiruvidaimarudur temple which represents the earth. Kethu temple, (Neptune) Thiruvenkadu Budhan temple (Mercury) and Thirunallar Temple (Saturn)
Although it is mostly known for its temples, there are many other tourist attractions in and around Mayiladuthurai that give visitors the opportunity to explore the culture, history and beauty of the area. These places offer a variety of experiences and are worth exploring for those who want to learn more about the city beyond its religious significance.
You will be fascinated to visit the historically significant place Poompuhar.- a place that is describe in Tamil epic silpathikaram The city is 2000 years old and long years ago it was a flourishing port for the trade between many popular countries of the world. Poompuhar Beach is about 20 km from Mayiladuthurai and is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful scenery. It is located at the mouth of the Cauvery River where it meets the Bay of Bengal. The beach has stunning views of both sunrise and sunset, making it an ideal spot for lovers and photographers alike. Visitors can walk along the beach, enjoy the cool breeze, and do various beach activities.
Let your kids enjoy their leisure at the Mayura Park - a popular tourist attraction located in Mayiladuthurai, being well known for its serene ambiance, lush greeneries, and various recreational activities, this park also gives joy to the visitors by offering boating facility.