All About Namakkal nearby Cities, Stations and Tourist Places

Namakkal

Namakkal district comes under the north western agro climatic zone of tamil nadu.it is an administrative district in the state of tamil nadu.the rock fort in namakkal  is a special feature of the town. The fort covers an area of one and half acres of flat surface and is accessible from south west by a flight of narrow steps. Namakkal was in the hands  of atikula king called gunasila who had married with pallava dynasity.

Therefore it is called  as ‘ transport city ’.   Namakkal is the major producer of egg in southern region.  Hence, called as  ‘ egg city ‘.it is named as ‘educational city ‘

Facts: this district accounts for 65% of the egg production of tamil nadu. Valvil ori festival is conducted in kollimalai hills every year in august.

Famous persons

The famous tamil poet” namakkal kavingnar  ramalingam pillai” was born in this district and also ceo and md of tata consultancy services n. Chandrasekaran

Hot spots

Kollimalai (kolli hills)

The kollimalai hills are known for medicinal herbs and plants that grow in abundance on the hill slopes. The arapaleswarar temple, the horticulture farm, the herbal farm, agaya gangai waterfalls, boat house, peryaswamy temple, ettukai amman temple

Water falls (akasa gangai)

Akasa gangai is an enchanting 300 feet waterfall of river aiyaru, located near arappaleeshwarar temple. Thousands of steps lead down to the falls. It is situated in a beautiful valley surrounded by the mountains at all sides.

Botanical garden

A botanical garden is formed at the old  tampcol site located  some 3 km  from semmedu . Inthis garden area a park, rose garden, herbal  park ,  eco friendly  cottages  and a view point is located  boat house  at vasulurpatty

The boat  house at vasalurpatty is located at km 9/2 of solakkadu – thinnanurpatty road.    It is one of the most beautiful spot with small natural island in the lake covered with huge rocks and greenery on all sides

Namakkal rock fort

The rock fort is on the summit of the rock, and the remnants in brick and stone still bear the brunt of the skirmishes to lay seize to the fort by the cholas in the 9th centurythere are two rock–cut cave temples located on both sides of the hill dedicated to narasimhaswamy and ranganathasamy.. Hanuman statue carved out of a single stone at the hanuman temple

Tiruchengode

Tiruchengode is 35 km from namakkal. It is one of the seven sivasthalams in kongunadu. The arthanareeswarar temple is located on a hill. The presiding deity is depicted as half-male and half-female, vertically to represent shiva and parvati worshipped as one form

Hotels

  • Cottages(panchayat union) , semmedu 247425, 247539
  • Youth hostel(panchayat union) , periyakoyilur    247425, 247539
  • Pa lodge (between solakadu and semmedu)      247488, 247466
  • Hotel nallathambi resort (between solakadu and semmedu)       247227, 247257, 247463

Std code: 04286

To know more: http://www.namakkal.tn.nic.in/

Climate

It is hot in summer. Namakkal district summer highest day temperature is in between 31 ° c to 41° c . Average temperatures of january is 23 ° c , february is 25 ° c , march is 28 ° c , april is 31 ° c , may is 32 ° c .

Temples

  • Kailasanathar temple
  • Arappaliswarar temple
  • Kandhaswami temple
  • Achchaladheepeswarar temple
  • Narasimhaswamy cave temple

Railways station:  anangur railway station

Bus station

  • Pallipalayam bus station
  • Tiruchengode bus station
  • Namakkal bus station
  • Rasipuram bus station

Engineering colleges

  • Dr. Nagarathinam’s college of engineering, namakkal
  • Excel college of engineering and technology, namakkal
  • Excel college of engineering for women, komarapalayam
  • Excel engineering college, komarapalayam
  • Gnanamani college of engineering, namakkal
  • K.s. Rangasamy college of technology, thiruchengode
  • K.s.r. College of engineering, thiruchengode
  • Muthayammal engineering college, rasipuram
  • S.s.m. College of engineering, komarapalayam

Arts and science  colleges

  • Thiruvalluvar govt. Arts college, namakkal
  • Sri kandhan college of arts and science, erode
  • Subramaniyam college of arts and science, namakkal
  • Trinity college for women, namakkal
  • Kings college of arts and science for women, namakkal
  • Mahendra college of arts and science, namakkal
  • P.g.p. College of arts and science, namakkal
  • K.s.r. College of arts and science, namakkal

Schools

  • Government higher secondary school, kabilarmalai.
  • The meridian international school (cbse), tiruchengode, namakkal.
  • Viveka matriculation school , sendamangalam
  • Viveka public school (cbse), ponnammapudur , sendamangalam.
  • Government higher secondary school,(the king south) namakkal
  • Government higher secondary school, pandamangalam, namakkal – 637208.
  • Government higher secondary school, kalappanaickenpatty
  • Government high school, konur, namakkal – 637207.
  • Government higher secondary school, paramathi, namakkal – 637207.
  • Government higher secondary school,thirumalaipatti.

Sub divisions

  • Namakkal
  • Velur
  • Tiruchengode
  • Rasipuram

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