Thirukkadaiyur (Thirukadavur) is a village on the east coast of Tamil Nadu, about 300 km south of Chennai and 15 km north of Karaikal. The history of the village is centred around Amritaghateswarar – Abirami Temple of Tirukkadaiyur is associated with the legends of Markandeya and Abirami Pattar, which is a replica. The original temple, Thirumeignanam Gnanaparameswarar Temple, called Thirumeignanam, built in the 11th century, was ravaged by the sea and is in ruins now. People worship and pray at Thirukkadaiyur temple for long life .

In modern times, the village is part of Nagapattinam district and is administered by a village panchayat. As per 2021 census, the village had a population of 6,244. The village is connected by bus transport and is located on the Chidambaram – Nagapattinam highway. There is a small seaport under the control of Tamil Nadu Maritime Board.

Block Name: Sembanar Koil
District: Mayiladuthurai
State: Tamil Nadu
Language: Tamil

Thirukadaiyur is a Village in Sembanar Koil Block in Nagapattinam District of Tamil Nadu State, India. It is located 38 KM towards North from District headquarters Nagapattinam. 5 KM from Sembanarkoil. 264 KM from State capital Chennai
Thirukadaiyur Pin code is 609311 and postal head office is Tirucadaiyur.

Kalamanallur (3 KM), Pillaiperumanallur (3 KM), Kidangal (3 KM), Madapuram (3 KM), Madapuram (3 KM) are the nearby Villages to Thirukadaiyur. Thirukadaiyur is surrounded by Kottucherry Block towards South, Nadungadu Block towards South, Sirkazhi Block towards North, Thirunallar Block towards South.

Tharangambadi, Karaikal, Sirkali, Nagapattinam are the nearby Cities to Thirukadaiyur.

This Place is in the border of the Nagapattinam District and Karaikal District. Karaikal District Nadungadu is South towards this place. It is near to the Pondicherry State Border. It is near to bay of bengal. There is a chance of humidity in the weather.

How to reach Thirukadaiyur:

Thirukadaiyur is well connected by Road / Rail. The Nearest Railway station is Mayiladuthurai (Station Code MV). From Mayiladuthurai, Tkdr is approximately 18 Kms / 45 Mins travel by Road. Buses proceeding to Karaikal, Velankanni and Nagapatinam goes via Tkdr.

From Chennai to Thirukadaiyur:

Buses going to Karaikal, Velankanni, Nagapatinam goes via Thirukadaiyur. From Chennai, there are two routes 1) via ECR 2) Via Villipuram highway. It would take approximately 6.5 hours to reach Tkdr.

From Bangalore to Thirukadaiyur:

There is a daily train Mysore Mayiladuthurai Express Departing Bangalore 1905 Hrs and arrival Mayiladuthurai 0700 Hrs next day. Travel time is around 12 Hrs / Distance 540 Kms.

Nearest Railway Stations to Thirukadaiyur

Station                                                Distance                     Train Frequency

(KIK)KARAIKAL                                 17.79 Kms                                           0

(MV)MAYILADUTURAI                    19.49 Kms                                           116

(SY)SIRKAZHI                                     20.65 Kms                                           86

What is the fastest way to get from Chennai to Thirukadaiyur?

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Tkdr is to taxi which costs ₹5,500 – ₹7,000 and takes 3h 59m.

How far is it from Chennai to Thirukadaiyur?

The distance between Chennai and Tkdr is 230 km. The road distance is 279.5 km.

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