Thiruvallur City Information

This quiet city has grown over the years in the shadow of its larger neighbour Chennai; now a bright, sprawling city with many surprises for travellers. Thiruvallur awaits you to discover them.  The synonym of the name Thiruvalur is interesting in itself. It is said to be derived from the Tamil phrase "Tiru evvul". "Tiru" means "God" and "Evvul" means "where will I sleep". Thiruvallur is believed to be the place where the god Veera Raghavar asked the saints where he would sleep and spend the night.



Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Veer Raghavar Temple is one of the most important temples in the region attracting devotees and tourists from all over India. Other significant temples like, Bhavani Amman Temple, Devi Karumariamman Temple, Our lady of Glory shrine also brings more number of visitors every day.

Want to spend time in lagoon? Its neither Bolivia nor turkey, But a lagoon in South India, The Pulicat Lake. Being the second-largest brackish water lake in India, It attracts a wider range of tourist through its shallow crystal clear blueish water. You will be surprised by many beautiful and rare species of bird when you visit the Pulicat bird sanctuary.

History lovers can visit the pre historic museum where prehistoric artifacts are preserved. And also visit the Gudiyam Caves where you can have an adventurous journey of walking into a deep silent forest.

Visit thiruvallur to see the Indian lagoon before heading towards Maldives.

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