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Mattur is a small town situated on National Highway 66 in Krishnagiri District and is about 25 km south-east of Krishnagiri.

Mattur and Chengam are the only towns that lie along the highway between Krishnagiri and Thiruvannamalai. Thiruvannamalai is around 90 km south-east of Mattur while Dharmapuri is 35 km south-west.

Krishnagiri Dam, constructed across Thenpennar, is a major tourist attraction near Mattur. Hogenakkal Waterfalls and Athiyamankottai constitute short excursions from Mattur.

Nearest airport is at Bangalore. Dharmapuri Railway Station serves Mattur.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Krishnagiri
Location: Mattur

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