Karur is a historic town known for its excellent cottage and handloom industry. Despite being a modernized city, Karur has managed to maintain its old heritage’s charm. Visitors to the city can explore its ancient roots and experience its beautiful history. Filled with famous temples known for their sculptures, architecture and history, Karur is a paradise for tourists, especially for culture lovers. The traditional form of Hand woven textiles are also famous here that attracts many visitors especially for clothes shopping.
Karur is very famous for the kumbam festival celebrated for the societal and communal harmony. The festive spirit at the ancient temple of Arumi Mariamman in the heart of Karur, links people of all caste, religion, to part take in the celebration. There are other significant locations such as the Arulmigu Kalyana Venkataramana Swamy Temple in Thanthonimalai (known as South Tirupathi).
Visit the Government Museum to see its collection of bronzes, metal artifacts, music, coins, stones and minerals, fossils, herbarium, molluscan shells and other marine specimens. If you are staying in Karur, you can drive to Mayanur Dam, one of the famous tourist spots of Karur district. It is located on the banks of the Cauvery River or drive to the nearby places of Karur to spend some quality time visit Ponanniar Lake which is a beautiful place near Pooncholai village in Kadavoor hills of Karur region. Built at the foot of the Semale River, you will be driven into the state of pleasure and peace.
A visit to karur will be a magnificent will be an experience of a lifetime, especially when you visit here during the festive season. Never hesitate the wonderful chance to shop, enjoy and get rejuvenated.