Tiruppur is a city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, 47 km (29 mi) from Coimbatore. It is located on the banks of the Noyyal River, which bifurcates the city into roughly two-halves. It is the Know More..
SH-19 : Palladam - Tiruppur - Avinashi, SH-169 : Tiruppur - Somanur, SH-37 : Tiruppur - Dharapuram, SH-172- Tiruppur - Kangeyam and SH-196/SH-81 : Tiruppur - Gobichettipalayam are the highways connecting Tiruppur. Tiruppur is well connected by moffusil bus services to all major routes, towns and cities across Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra. The city has two major bus stands (Old bus stand and New Bus stand). The nearest airport is the Coimbatore International Airport. It is about 45 km (28 mi) from Tiruppur. Proposals are being made to expand the Coimbatore International Airport as a green fields airport, which would eventually shift the airport to the east of the present airport and would be more easy for Tiruppur citizens to access the airport. The Tiruppur railway station falls on the Chennai - Coimbatore Broad gauge main line (laid in 1893) which is fully electrified and double tracked. Tirupur is well connected by trains.
Many Temples in Tiruppur were mentioned in the earliest carvings of Cholas and Pandyas.Some of the temples in Tiruppur lacks maintenance and hygienic sanitation. Many Temples here are built during the Cholas and Pandyas period.Their architecture out-matched the Temples built during the Modern days. Sukreeswarar Temple, is a 10th-century temple situated at S. Periyapalayam in the outskirts of Tiruppur city is remaining unknown to many a pilgrim tourists. The temple, which is considered one of the four 'Sirpa Sthalangal' in Kongu region, will also find a mention in the proposed web site of Tiruppur district. With 'Kurakuthali Nayanar' (Shiva) as the main deity, the shrine is an architectural delight made of neatly carved long stones reminiscing the epoch of Pandya period. An epigraphic study conducted studies at the temple reported that though the temple was built by Pandyas, different inscriptions state that the place was used by tribals to offer poojas to 'Shivalingam' as early as 5th century.
The Town Hall, The New Railway over-bridge, Tiruppur Kumaran Memorial statue near the railway station, Corporation Memorial pillar (with Globe on its top) are some of the landmarks in the Tiruppur city.
Some of the common tourist locations outside the city are Sivanmalai, Nanjarayan Tank, Koolipalayam having a 440 acre wetland, Konganagiri hill hock temple, Andipalayam lake, Thirumurugan poondi, Tiruppur Tirupathi temple, Sukreeswarar temple, Avinashiappar temple, Pollachi(Coimbatore) - Valparai Balaji temple and Arulmigu Vazhai Thottathu Ayyankovil.
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