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Dharmapuri district is a place located in the western part of the state of Tamil Nadu. The most amazing highlight about this place is that it was the first district which was made after the independence of India in the year 1947. It has many towns and is popular in the state because of its production of mango. This place is also responsible for producing fine granite in the city. It is also one of the main belts of sericulture in the state along with that most of the area of the district is covered in forests. 

Places to visit in Dharmapuri

Hogenakkal Waterfalls

The Hogenakkal waterfalls is quite a stunning tourist attraction to visit and explore. The scenic beauty of this place is something to contemplate upon. This place is situated on the banks of river Kaveri. 

Chenraya Perumal Temple

This temple is situated on the town of Adhiyakottam. This place is quite frequently visited by the devotees who seek the union of God. And visiting here you can experience a certain sense of peace.

Subramanya Siva Memorial

The Subramanya Siva Memorial is located in the Papparapatti town. He was born in the year of 1884 and was considered as a great revolutionary. And this man, with this sheer courage, had inspired many youngsters to join the freedom movement. 

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Things to do in Dharmapuri

Visit Thomas Munro Pillar

Sir Thomas Munro was someone who lived in this place during the 18th century. Being a historical personality a pillar in the name of Thomas Munro was established here.

Visit Karimangalam

The town of Karimangalam was surrounded by other towns such as Dharmapuri, Palacode etc. The historical and spiritual significance of this place is just simply mindblowing of an experience.

Visit Kottai Kovil

The Kottai Kovil is another place which you must visit if you travel to Dharmapuri. The unique thing about this temple is that it is popular among the tourists for its rare paintings and sculptures. 

Events and festivals in & around Dharmapuri

Tamil New Year

The Tamil New Year is the first day of the year of Tamil Calendar. Moreover, it is the same day which is observed by all the Indians. On this day the Tamil people greet each other by saying "Putt???u v??ttukka" And on this day people prepare sweets at their homes and clean their homes. Prayers are offered to God on this auspicious day as well. Read More..


It is one of the most important festivals of Tamil people and is celebrated for a period of around 4 days. This festival is celebrated to show appreciation to the Sun God. Read More..

Karthigai Deepam

The Karthigai Deepam is also known as the “Festival of Lights.” And it takes place in the month of November to mid-December according to the Tamil Calendar. Moreover, the main idea of this festival is to particularly keep all the bad things from the lives of the devotees.

Best time to visit Dharmapuri

The best time to visit Dharmapuri is the winter season from the months of November to February. 

How to reach Dharmapuri?

The district is largely famous because it is a gateway to Hogennakkal falls which is also known as the Niagra Falls of India. It is hardly 46 km from here and lies in this district itself. There is a railway station in the district which is connected to major cities in the state. The nearest airport is in Bangalore which is about 114 km from the district. There are many buses which go on a regular basis to the district and people can easily board them from any nearby city.

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