Mayiladuthurai also called mayavaram, situated in Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu. The town is located in the historic Thanjavur area on the banks of the River Cauvery. There are numerous temples in and around Mayiladuthurai making it a most sought pilgrim destination. According to legends, goddess Parvati was born as a peacock and devoted to Lord Shiva in the form of a peacock... In Tamil a peacock is called Mayiladuthurai. The neighbouring village is Sidharkaadu - ‘The forest of saints’. Several saints lived in this place and attained Moksh through Samadhi.
Mayiladuthurai also hosts the famous Natyanjali festival, which is held each year during Maha Shivaratri. Enjoyable environment which attracts tourists and trip should remain as extraordinary.
PLACES TO SEE
The Mayuranathaswamy Temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. In order to apologize, Goddess Parvati took rebirth in the form of a peacock in this region. Thus, the place is known as Mayavaram and Mayuram. Lord Shiva, the presiding deity of the temple, is known as 'Mayuranatha' which means the husband of Mayuram. Temple construction is very gorgeous.
A small village Located close to Mayiladuthurai and Chidambaram towns, prime attraction of the village is the Seerkazhi Temple deities Brahmapureeswarar and Thirumala nayaki
Parimala Ranganathar Temple
The Parimala Ranganathar Temple located on the banks of the Cauvery River. The temple deity is the idol of Parimala Ranganathan... The deity of Ganga Devi and Cauvery Devi can be seen near the feet and head of the main idol respectively.
HOW TO REACH
Tiruchirappalli Airport is the nearest airport
Mayiladuthurai railway station is well connected to other major cities by rail.
Mayiladuthurai is well connected Chennai and all cities
Best Season to visit Mayiladuthurai is October to March