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Tirukkurukukka is a sacred pilgrim center situated away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This hamlet, which mesmerizes the visitors by its panoramic landscape, is located 8 km northwest of Mayiladuthurai in Thanjavur District of Tamilnadu. Tirukkurukukka is one among the 8 Veeratta Stalams and this place mainly revolves round the nucleus of the famous Veerateswarar Temple. The Pazhavaaru River flowing towards the north of this village adds beauty to this place. The annual festival of Veerateswarar Temple celebrated in the month of Masi Magham is celebrated with pomp and splendor by the villagers. At Tiruchirapalli is the nearest airport, 45 km from Thanjavur city. Thanjavur Railway Station is a major rail junction of the district and connects Thanjavur with Chennai, Chidambaram, and Kumbakonam.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Thanjavur
Location: Tirukkurukukka


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