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All about Dharmapuri

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Which came into existence from 02.10.1965 is situated in the north western corner of tamil nadu, horticulture is the major technology following in this district. All types of fruits and vegetables are cultivated in this district. Mango is the major crop of this district. These mango varieties are called as killimukku. Katla, rogu and mirgal are the major varieties of fishes available here.,town is historically called as thakadoor. Hogenakkal waterfalls is the famous tourist place located in this district and also well known for marble stones and black granites See more: Famous people: freedom fighter subramanya siva Climate :38*c maximum and 17*c minimum

Std code: 04342


Railway station: durai samy gounder street, dharmapuri Bus stand: inside dharmapuri town

Major rivers:

  • Cauvery
  • Thenpennar
  • Vaniar
  • Markandanathi


  • Dharmapuri
  • Palacode
  • Pennagaram
  • Harur
  • Pappireddipatti

Holy places:

  • C.s.i. Zion church, dharmapuri.
  • Vediyappan temple, adhikarapatti(adikarapatti) and s.kottavoor.
  • Raghavendra swami temple, east street and bharathipuram
  • Chennammal koil, t. Ammapet
  • Malligarjunaswamy temple, dharmapuri
  • Radhakrishna swamy temple-aatukarampatti,dharmapuri.
  • Mount carmel church - b. Pallipatty, dharmapuri.
  • Muniappan swami kovil
  • Paravasudevar koil, dharmapuri
  • Theerthagiri easwarar temple, theerthamalai
  • Anjenayar kovil, v. Muthampatti.
  • Chenrayasamy temple, adiyaman kottai
  • Hariharanatharkoil, dharmapuri
  • Mariamman temple, adikarapatti
  • Salai vinikayer kovil-s.v.road,dharmapuri.
  • Singarathoppu muniappan koil, morappur

Engineering colleges

  • Jayam college of engineering and technology
  • Adhiyamaan college of engineering
  • Government college of engineering
  • Er. Perumal manimekalai college of engineering, hosur
  • Sapthagiri college of engineering
  • Shreenivasa engineering college, dharmapuri
  • Jayalakshmi institute of technology, thoppur

Degree colleges

  • Govt. Arts college for women, krishnagiri
  • Govt. Arts college, dharmapuri
  • Don bosco college, dharmapuri
  • Arignar anna college (arts and science), krishnagiri
  • Govt. Arts and science college for women, bargur
  • M.g.r. College, hosur
  • P.m.p. College of arts and science, dharmapuri
  • Govt. Arts college for men, krishnagiri

Polytechnic institute’s

  • Laxminarayana polytechnic college, dharmapuri
  • Pee gee polytechnic college, dharmapuri
  • Adhiyamaan polytechnic college, hosur
  • The dharmapuri district co-op. Sugar mills polytechnic college, dharmapuri dt



It is situated at the borders of karnataka at 46 kms from dharmapuri. In hogenakal the  river cauvery enters into tamil nadu as a big river with gushing water    presentably as a natural falls.  The name hogenakal is derived from kannada means 'smoky rocks'.  The river when falls on the rock below, the gushing force of water resembles like smoke  emanating from the rocks.  At hogenakal the water spreads for miles around and on these waters cruising on country made dinghies (parisal) is possible.  Parisal ride will give an enthralling experience. Surrounding by hills at various heights hogenakal offers the visitors a different ambience and refreshing relaxations.


It  is an  important scacred place in harur taluk of dharmapuri district.  Shri theerthagirishwarar temple is located at the top of a hillock. Chola   and   vijayanagara  kings donated liberally to this temple. A lot of devotees throng the temple during the mahashivarathiri.

Adhiyaman kottam

The capital of adhiyamans, ancient rulers of thakadoor, was adhiyamankottam which is situated on the salem-dharmapuri road at a distance of 7 km from dharmapuri. The ruins of the roughly oval shaped fort is still there. The chenraya perumal temple is the biggest of the lot which is held as a protected monument and which is believed to have been constructed both by the king krishna deva raya and hoysala kings.

Harmapuri fort temple :

This temple is dedicated to god mallikarjuneswarar and goddess kamatchi ambal. It has been located at 1 km from dharmapuri bus stand. It belongs to the period of cholas

Kala bairavar temple

It  is located  at a  distance of 7 km from dharmapuri bus stand. Devotees are come and worship this temple during the special and festival seasions from various places. The special poojas are being organised in sundays and pournami days.

Subramanya siva memorial –papparapatti :

A monument built in memory of the great patriot subramanya siva in his samadhi near papparapatti, pennagaram taluk.

Sir thomas munro pillar

This pillar was erected by the government of madras to  mark the association of dharmapuri with sir thomas munro who lived here from april 1792 to march 1799 as assistant to the superintendent of revenue in the baramahal. His house and his favourite garden where few yards away from this place.


  • Hotel c.m.boarding & lodging.
  • Dddc lodge
  • Hotel priya lodge
  • Hotel sri rama boarding & lodging
  • Hotel d.n.c lodge.
  • Hotel new dharmapuri lodge .
  • Hotel vijay lodge .

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