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Aragalur

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Aragalur is a historic village 70 km from Salem, Tamil Nadu.


Understand

Get in

By train

By bus

Buses will be available from Attur, Thalaivasal , V.Kootrodu and kallakuruchi

By car

Get around

This is a small village that you can walk around. If you reached here by bike (bicycle) or motor cycle or Taxi, you can go around using it.


By bus

You may take 6,31 and Saradha bus at Attur or Thalaivasal. Another bus runs Aragalur to Kallakuruchi 3 times per day. One mini bus from Thalaivasal and another one form V.KootRoad.

By auto-rickshaw

By taxi

By car

Talk

See

This village has many temples including Sri Kamanada Eswar and Solesvara (Ashlar walls)- dedicated to Lord Shiva and Karivarada Raja Perumal dedicated to Lord Vishnu. There is also a 6 foot tall Buddha idol in the village of Thiaganoor on the outskirts of the Aragalur.

There will be a pooja conducted in Kamanada Eswar Temple for Lord Bhairavar on Astami star day which is coming after full moon day at 12.00AM midnight which will give many blessings to the pilgrim.

Do

Buy

as a hub for the neighboring villages, the village Sandy (Farmers' market) is held on the Wednesday. There, you can get the fresh farm produce sold mostly by the farmers themselves. The market street has Mom and pop shop that cater to the daily needs of the population.

Eat

More than 10 hotels are there.

Drink

The liquor trade in Aragalur and rest of Tamilnadu is now run by the government.

Sleep

Stay healthy

While at Aragalur it is advisable to drink only bottled water. There are several brands that you can choose from: Aquafina (Pepsi), Kinley (Coca Cola), Bisleri , Hello . It's advisable to boil tap water before drinking.

Aragalur summers are humid and sultry; it's better to step out with an umbrella, bottled water and some oral rehydration salts (available from pharmacies, the brand name is Electral). These come in handy if you happen to get dehydrated.

Pharmacies

Thangam Medicals and Sellam Medicals

Cope

Money changers

Indian Over Seas Bank


Post & telegraphs

Aragalur Post

'Telephone Booths' or public telephones are operated in the village. Look for painted booths with the letters PCO (Public Call office,local calls), STD (Subscriber Trunk Dialling) and ISD (International Subscriber Dialling). All booths have electronic metering and you pay what's displayed on the meter. (Included in the metering is a nominal INR 2 as service charges)You'll also get a receipt if you insist on one.


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