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.
The famous tamil poet” namakkal kavingnar ramalingam pillai” was born in this district and also ceo and md of tata consultancy services n. Chandrasekaran
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.
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 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
- 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/
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 .
- Kailasanathar temple
- Arappaliswarar temple
- Kandhaswami temple
- Achchaladheepeswarar temple
- Narasimhaswamy cave temple
Railways station: anangur railway station
- Pallipalayam bus station
- Tiruchengode bus station
- Namakkal bus station
- Rasipuram bus station
- 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
- 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.