Karaikudi is a town in Tamil Nadu, famous for its Chettinad architecture and cuisine. Karaikudi is part of the Chettinad region that comprises 75 villages that were once inhabited by wealthy merchants and bankers known as Chettiars. The Chettiars built magnificent mansions with intricate carvings, tiles, woodwork, and courtyards that reflect their opulence and taste.
You can admire the architectural marvels at Athangudi Palace Tiles Factory, Koppudai Nayaki Amman Temple, and Shri Koteeswara Kottaiyur Temple. Karaikudi is also known for its spicy & aromatic Chettinad food and its heavy use of spices, herbs, and meats.
Nearest Airport: Madurai Int. Airport (about 80 km away)
Nearest Railway Station: Karaikkudi Junction
Discover the secrets of Chettinad culture with this amazing travel guide to Karaikudi by Sushantika - You’ll love the delicious twist!
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