Puhar , Chidambaram
Beaches, Historical, Pilgrimage
Tamil, Malayalam, English
Poompuhar popularly known as Puhar was a flourishing port in the older times. Famous for the Silappathikara Art Gallery where the scenes from Sillappathikaram have been beautifully crafted on the stones and displayed on the walls of the Gallery. Also famous for the Masilamani Nathar Koil, a temple built in 1305 by Maravarma Kulasekara Pandiyan Poompuhar manages to impress all the tourists with the cultural and architectural significance.