Nagore is a town in Nagapattinam District of Tamil Nadu... This small town near the Bay of Bengal. This place has its main attraction in a renowned Nagore Dargah, a sacred place by Muslims. Nagore Dargah, five century’s old Muslim Shrine, attracts thousands of pilgrims to this land irrespective of caste, creed and religion. Seeralamman Temple is an additional sacred place in the fisherman area. People can also be a part of the well-liked Kandhuri carnival which is renowned annually with enormous enthusiasm in Nagore during the months of October and November.
PLACES TO SEE
Nagore Durgah is highly revered by the Muslims and is considered to be the Ajmer of South India. The Nagore Dargah of Meeran Sahib Abdul Qadir Shahul Hamid Badshah is a spiritual place of pilgrimage in South India. Stretch over an area of about five acres, which is covered by compound wall, with four impressive entrances, one each on the north, south, east and west. Within the complex of the main campus, the golden dome building houses three tombs in three separate chambers. The doors of these chambers are made of silver. In the tombs lay buried the mortal remains of Meeran Sahib, his son Syed Mohammed Yusuf and his daughter-in-law Saeeda Sultana Biwi. Irrespective of religion, caste people visit this Dargah and it is a remarkable place. Although dedicated to a Muslim saint, the dargha's rituals and architecture are influenced by Hinduism, and the area is characterized by largely quiet coexistence between its Muslim and Hindu populations
HOW TO REACH
Nearest airport to Nagore is at Tiruchirappali at distance of about 140 kms
Nearest railway station to Nagore is at Nagapattinam
Nagore is well connected by buses to all the major cities.
Any time throughout the year you can visit. Best Season to visit is October to March.