Nagapattinam District

Nagapattinam District

The Land of Religious Harmony
Nagapattinam town is the headquarters of Nagapattinam District in Tamilnadu. The district was separated from Thanjavur district by the year 1991. Lot of Tourist spots have situated around this district. The famous Mosque “Nagore Durgah” is located 7 kms from Nagapattinam. Many famous temples like Kayarohanam – Neelayadhakshi Amman Koil, Soundararajan Perumal Temple, Krishnar Temple and Nellukadai Mariamman Koil are located in this district. Velankanni church is well known historical important church located near Nagapattinam.

Nagapattinam History
The great kingdom Cholas has ruled the Nagapattinam for long period. This coastal town has played an important role in history of Cholas. Also Nagapattinam was the capital of this area, during Cholas period.
Nagapattinam was also called as "Cholakula Vallippatinam".

Nagapattinam Details

  • Total Area :  2, 715.83 Sq.kms.
  • Total Population :  14, 88,839
  • Rainfall    :     1,212.8 mm
  • Climate Condition   :   Max. 32*c and Min 24.6*c
  • STD Code    :   04635
  • Pin Code    :    611 ***
  • Railway Station : Nagapattinam Beach Railway Station
  • Bus Stand :  Nagapattinam New Bus Stand
  • Airport : Nearest Air Port (Tiruchirapalli Airport 140km from Nagapattinam)

Places of Interest
Famous Tourist and Important Places, you can find around Nagapattinam are

  • Ananthamangalam
  • Nagapattinam Beach
  • Buddha Vihar
  • Keelaperumpallam
  • Masilamaninathar Temple
  • Kodiakkarai (Point Calimare)
  • Mahalakshmieeswarar Temple
  • Mayiladuthurai
  • Melapperumpallam
  • Museum
  • Nagore Dargha
  • Neelakandeswarar Thirukovil – Iluppaipattu
  • Pillai Idukki Amman Temple
  • Poompuhar
  • Silappathikara Art Gallery
  • Punjai
  • Sempanarkoil
  • Sikkal
  • Sirkazhi
  • Sri Swedaranyeswarar Temple, Thiruvengadu
  • Tranquebar (Tharangabadi)
  • Sri Swarnapureeswarar Temple, Semponarkoil
  • Thillaiyadi Valliammai Memorial
  • Thirukkadaiyur
  • Thirukandiyur
  • Thiru Nangore
  • Zion Church (Tranquebar)
  • Thirusaikkadu (Sayavanam)
  • Vaitheeswaran Kovil
  • Danish Fort
  • Velankanni Church