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Poompuhar Beach

Poompuhar Beach Near Mayiladuthurai 

(India's Ancient Port City)

Poompuhar Beach is a natural and ancient beach located in Poompuhar, Tamil Nadu, India, along the Bay of Bengal. The beach starts from the Kaveri river and extends around 3 km north side towards Neithavasal. The sand of this beach spreads out around 3 kilometers. Recently granite stone has been placed on the shore to stop erosion.

Poompuhar Beach
Poompugar Beach Near Mayiladuthurai

Poompugar Beach

This beach and Poompugar city plays an important role in South Indian history. Chitra Pournami is an important festival for this beach which happens during the full moon in Tamil, month chittrai (During Apr 14th to May 15th ). There also occurs a Holy dip in the mouth of Kaveri river is celebrated during new moon in the Tamil month of Thai and Adi. Mayiladuthurai is the nearest town which is located on the bank of Kaveri around 24 km away from this beach.

Kaveripoompattinam Beach
India's oldest city beach - Poompuhar beach
Pompuhar Beach
Poompuhar Lighthouse

Poompuhar is close to Sirkazhi and Chidambaram. It is also a historic place associated with the Koovalan and Kannagi of Silappadhigaram.

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