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7DX Theatre

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Valangiman : Valangiman Varatharajan Pettai Maha Mariamman or Seethala Devi Temple is located 9 kms from Kumbakonam on the Mannargudi Road. Devotees follow an unusual prayer ritual carrying Paadai [ a decorated Bamboo Stretcher] – usually used for carrying a dead body for burial. This ritual is performed as a gratitude by sick people, cured by the grace of Seethala Devi. Because of this, the temple is also called as Paadai Kavadi Mariamman temple. The temple performs special pujas on Sundays of Tamil month Avani [Aug –Sept].

Muthupettai Dargah :  The seven hundred year old dargah here has many glorious aspects and traditional background. This dargah known as Andavar Shahul Dawood Khamil Oliyullh was built in Marattah style Architecture. Pilgrims beyond the barriers of Caste, creed and religion visit this holy Islamic place of worship.

Muthupettai Mangrove Forest / Lagoon  also called as the Alaiyathi Kadu, one of the largest of its kind located between Thirutturaipoondi and Pattukkotai. Paminiyaru, Koraiyaru, Kilai thaangi yaaru, Marakka koraiyaru; all these rivers form a lagoon before ending up at Kodiakarai [point calimere]. The lagoon is 8 kms from Muthupet in an area of 120 sq.km. Palanjur, Thamarankottai, Maravakkadu, Vadakadu, Thuraikadu and Muthupet reserve forests are the composition of mangrove forests. The collection of trees include Thandal, Thillai, Narikanthal, Neermulli and so on. A 162 mts wooden causeway built across, provides an opportunity for a closer look at the mangrove forests. Variety of Migratory birds from Europe, Asia and Middle East flock to this area during season. It is a holistic, exotic and refreshing holiday option for nature lovers.

Wildlife Warden : Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu - Phone : 04365 253092.

Collectorate : Muthupet - Phone: 04369 262518.

Udayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuary : It is a 45 km² protected area in the District of Tiruvarur. It was created in 1998 and more than 10,000 migratory Birds visit here during monsoon season. Notable among them are Painted Storks, Herons and Open Bill Storks. Best suitable months to visit this sanctuary are November, December, February and March.


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