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Namakkal is one of the major tourist destinations in South India. It is well known for the waterfalls and Temples. It is flooded with devotees, patrons and tourists throughout the year. Namakkal Rock Fort which was built during 9th century is the center of attraction. Rock-cut temples and giant anjeneya statue are other prominent features of Namakkal which attracts tourists from far and wide. It is well preserved historic region, one can explore several temples in and around Namakkal. 

Places to visit

Kolli Hills
These hills are very ancient and hold historical significance. The way to reach the hill top is curvy and had more than 70 bends which makes the journey more impressive.  It is small mountain range measuring 1300 meter in height and covers 280 sq km.

Rock Fort
Namakkal fort is one of the famous and safest fort in India, located on the top of massive rock at an elevation of 75 meter. It was built during 9th century.  Girivalam is he famous procession around the hillock attracts several devotees to seek blessings.  One can find a temple and a mosque within the fort.

Anjeneya Temple
This is an ancient temple, around 1500 years old. It is beautifully located below the Namakkal Fort. The prominent feature is 18 feet tall Anjeneya statue which lies across the street and act as Guardian of the fort.

Other Places
Namakkal Dhurgam fort, Arthanareeswar temple, Koolipatti Murugan temple, Thathagiri Murugan temple, Naina-Malai, Muthugapaty Periaswamy temple, Agaya Gangai waterfalls, Siddhar caves, Botanical Garden, Seekuparai view point, Selur view point and Boat house are other famous places to visit in Namakkal.

How to reach Namakkal

By Air
Tiruchirapalli airport is nearest one located 74 km from Namakkal.

By Train
The nearest railhead is located in Salem and Karur.  New broad Gauge railhead constructions are ongoing in Namakkal to start rail services.

By Road
There is larger bus network is available in Namakkal which is plying to major cities of Tamil Nadu.

In summer 22-44°C and in winter 18-28°C. Namakkal is best visited from October to March.

25.0 °C
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Humidity: 77%
Wind : 3.18 mt/sec towards W

Forecast for Next 3 days

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24.7 °C |24.7 °C
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33.8 °C |24.1 °C
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33.2 °C |24.6 °C
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31.4 °C |24.1 °C

Best Time To Visit : NOV DEC JAN
Near By major Cities
Bangalore  222 KM near     
Chennai  345 KM near     
Thiruvananthapuram  374 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Salem Airport   53 KM near     
Civil Airport   86 KM near     
Peelamedu Airport   140 KM near     
Madurai Airport   172 KM near     
Near By Local Cities
Salem  54 KM near     
Tiruchirappalli  83 KM near     
Tiruppur  101 KM near     
Coimbatore  150 KM near     
Near By Districts
Namakkal   3 KM near     
Karur   34 KM near     
Erode   55 KM near     
Salem   56 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Pugalur Rail Way Station   30 KM near     
Karur Junction Rail Way Station   33 KM near     

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