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Thirukarukavur - A Temple Village


Thirukarukavur, a small village in Tamil Nadu, is situated in the district of Thanjavur. This sleepy village is around 20 km from the town of Thanjavur.

Tourist Places In And Around Thirukarukavur

Though Thirukarukavur is a small village, it is well known all over India as it houses the famous Arulmigu Mullai Vana Nathar Temple. Thousands of visitors come to this place every year to pay their visit to this renowned temple.

Arulmigu Mullai Vana Nathar Temple, also known as Garbarakshambigai Temple, is dedicated to Goddess Garbarakshambigai, one of the incarnations of Goddess Parvati. Paying homage to the residing Goddess Garbarakshambigai is considered to be holy for couples who are expecting children.

Mother’s Blessings

Thirukarukavur is not only graced with the blessings of Goddess Parvati; It is a beautiful place blessed by Mother Earth. It is endowed with lush-green scenery all around. The panoramic beauty of the place also attracts visitors for a quiet and calm stay far away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

How To Reach Thirukarukavur

Thirukarukavur is easy to reach by road, rail and air as it is a few minutes ride from the towns of Thanjavur or Tanjore and Kumbakonam. You can board a bus to reach this place from the neighbouring places.

Thirukarukavur Weather

The climate of this village is similar to Tanjore and Kumbakonam. It remains hot and humid during the summer season. The best time to visit this place is during the winter months when the climate remains cool and pleasant.

Thirukarukavur is Famous for

Thirukarukavur Weather

30oC / 87oF
  • Patchy rain possible
  • Wind: SW 9 km/h

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How to Reach Thirukarukavur

  • By Road
    Thirukarukavur is well-connected by roads with the major towns and cities of Tamil Nadu. Tourist buses and local buses as well as buses run by the Tamil Nadu Road Transport Corporation operate very often between Thirukarukavur and other prominent places. These buses ply at regular intervals. Hence coming to this holy village by road is viable.
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  • By Train
    The nearest railway station to Thirukarukavur is the one at Kumbakonam, the Kumbakonam Railway Station. It is located around 21 km around from Thirukarukavur. Kumbakonam Railway Station is well connected with places like Chennai, Rameshwaram, Kollam, Bangalore, Tirupati and many more. From there, you can board a local bus to come to Thirukarukavur.
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  • By Air
    The closest airport to Thirukarukavur is the one at Trichy. It is at a distance of around 86 km. You can take a bus from Trichy and come to the idyllic village of Thirukarukavur. Another option is to take a taxi from the airport to the neighbouring towns of Thanjavur or Kumbakonam and then board a bus.
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  • Today
    30 OC
    87 OF
    UV Index: 7
    Patchy rain possible
  • Tomorrow
    27 OC
    80 OF
    UV Index: 7
    Moderate or heavy rain shower
  • Day After
    24 OC
    76 OF
    UV Index: 7
    Moderate or heavy rain shower