The Important Historical Places in Pudukkottai - A Land Map Perspective

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Dr. S. Santhi, Dr. P. Thangamuthu, Dr. R. Anuradha, Dr. S. Prema, Dr. N. Mangalam


Pudukkottai district as one of the princely states of Tamil Nadu holds rich cultural heritage with Fortresses, Palaces, Temples, Cave Paintings and many other historical monuments. The district was one of the homes of pre-historic man. Many of the villages are of ancient foundation and also referenced often in Tamil Sangam Literature. Pudukkottai district is well endowed with natural resources of land and sea bounded by the marine hedge of Bay of Bengal in the east conjoined by the southern districts viz, Trichy, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram and Thanjavur. The Palaces, Fortress, Canals and Tanks built during the reign of ancient Tamil Kings are the place of interest. Besides, Temple in Chithannavasal, Kudimiyanmalai, Kunnandar Koil, Malaiyadipatty, Narthamalai, Kodumbaloor, Thirugokarnam Temple Avudaiyarkoil, Thirumayam Fort, are very much prominent the Important Historical places.

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