This district was formed during the year 1995 by trifurcating trichy district covering an area of 2,895,57, sq km. Agriculture and handloom products that are famous worldwide cause the major economic status. The place is developing vitally with all ascepts of comfort and growth for the people who live. The karur district is surrounded by namakkal district in the North and Dindigul district to the south , Trichy district to the west and Erode district on the east. Therefore transportation of goods and people are made easy to the neighbouring districts.
Karur General Information
Karur basically one of the ancient cities in Tamilnadu, still beares the traditional outlook in people living. The place is famous for cotton industry and agriculture. During the year 1973 – 79, Excavations were conducted and that reveals interesting facts of the past and also the artifacts of early people Karur is a scared place of saivaites – (Workshippers of Lord Siva) the two well known temples are pasupathieswarar temple and sri mariamman Temple located in the city.
Karur Tourism Information
The government museum
The museum is still maintained as a spot of memory to the ancestors who ruled and lived here. The museum contains article like bronze items, metal ware objects. Olden days classical music instruments, ancient coins, rocks and minerals. Fossils from the earth, botanical specimens, Molluscan shells, and some other sea specimens, today! Museum is been utilized for popular lectures and workshops related to this kind of studies.
Thanthoni (5 km)
Here,you have the popular temple of this district namely The kalyana venkattaramasami temple which is famously known as the south Inidian thirupathi temple thoughthont the country. Apart from this you have Pugalur a nearby place where there is a temple dedicated to lord Subramanian and in kulithalai you have shri kadambavaneswarar temple. The place karur is extremely surrounded by the shrine serenity which gives more of spirituality.
How to get there in Karur
No Airport in karur, Nearest airport are Trichy (78 km) and coimbatore (120 km)
Karur has a major rail junction from Bangalore to madurai, kanyakumari to Kashmir, Madurai to cochin, Tanjore to Chennai and other places have connectivity from karur rail route.
has two national highways that pass by. Bus facility is there to travel
to all the Places around the major cities nearby.