Tirumalairayanpattinam

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Thirumalairajan Pattinam from Karaikal District

Tirumalairayanpattinam is a census town in Karaikal district, Puducherry Union territory, India. This is also a religious town like the other main renowned towns in the Karaikal district. The town's name is often shortened to TR Pattinam. This town is on the banks of Thirumalairajanar River

TR Pattinam is named after a king like the town of Thirunallar. Tirumalairayanpattinam is named after King Thirumalai Raja, who ruled this town from 1453 to 1468. At his time both the river and the town was named after him. But later the name of the town changed to Tirumalairayan pattinam.[1]

Famous things in the Tirumalairayan Pattinam[change | change source]

  • A 160 year old bridge still stands in the Tirumalairajan River.
    Thirumalairayanpattinam River Shutters
  • Maasi magam festival

Transportation[change | change source]

TR Pattinam has its own railway station under the control of the Indian Railways. It is also well connected with the port city and the district headquarters, Karaikal.

Reference[change | change source]

  1. "Tirumalairayanpattinam". Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal. Archived from the original on 18 November 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016.