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Poompuhar Beach is a beach which loaded history dating back to several centuries. It is recorded in several poetries in 5th to 10th century AD. This Poompuhar beach and town has been lost to sea as per earlier references. However, now the beach is reinforced by granite rocks and one can enjoy the rocky beach.

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Parking Difficulty : High
Walking Needed : For 100 meters
Time Needed : 2-3 Hours
Open Timings : 9.00 AM to 8:00 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Tropical Climate for most part of the year.
Carry Umbrella
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress
Carry Binoculars
Nearest Railway Station : Mayiladuthurai/or Vaitheeswaran Kovil Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Trichy Airport
Nearest State Highway : SH22
Nearest Landmark : End of SH22 at beach

There is also a museum nearby, which displays artifacts from earlier periods of this beach. Besides, the Poompuhar town is near to several ancient Hindu temples. To take a break, this beach is a better place or mix it into your itinerary among the temple list.


Keelaiyur, Near Kaveripoompatinam Temple, Pincode 609114, Tami


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Open Hours

Weekdays – 5AM to 7.30PM
Weekends – 5AM to 7.30PM

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