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Tiruvarur (a.k.a. Thiruvarur) town is the head quarters for Tiruvarur district in India, located at a distance of 58 km from Thanjavur (a.k.a. Tanjore) and 25 km from Nagappatinam. In the olden days Tiruvarur has been an important town for the Chola Kings. The famous King Manu Needhi Chola was ruling here.
Tiruvarur is the birthplace of Carnatic musicians "Sangeeta Mummurthigal " Thyagaraja (or Tyagaraja), Muthuswamy (also spelt as Muthuswami) Dheshidar and Syama Shastri. The Arulmigu Thyagarajaswamy (also spelt as Thyagarajaswami) Temple at Tiruvarur is one of the biggest in the country and this temple has the biggest temple chariot in Tamil Nadu. The chariot is very beautiful and Thyagaraja Car festival celebrated here in months of March -April attracts large crowds.
Tiruvarur is well connected through roads by public and private carriers to cities like Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy and Bangalore. It is connected by rail to important places like Chennai, Thanjavur, Trichy and Quilon (Kerala).
The chariot is very beautiful and Thyagaraja Car Festival, celebrated here in months of March-April, attracts large crowds.
mangrooves in Muthupettai, Thillaivilagam Thiruarur district and ramar temple and natarajar temple Thillaivilagam is very beautiful place
decent vegetarian and traditional south indian food is available at reasonale price
hotels with accomodation is available at reasonable price near the bus stand and railway station.