Thiruvarur Tourist Information

Chariot festival:

The annual Chariot festival of the Thyagaraja swamy temple is one of the grand festivals of Tamilnadu. People from every part of Tamilnadu throng at Thyagaraja Swamy temple to witness the Chariot adorned with flowers and garland and carrying the effigies of Sundareswarar. This festivals falls during the months of April-May. This chariot is the largest of its kind and carved out impeccably. The minute carvings of this chariot is truly remarkable. This festival is later followed by “Theppam” float festival.


Thaipoosam is an auspicious festival celebrated in Murugan temples. The thai poosam at Enkan Murugan temple is a noteworthy one at Thiruvarur. This festivals falls in the month of January.

Pettai Maha Mariyamman temple festival

This temple festival is commemorated in a grand way at Tiruvarur. Devotes from many parts of the city participate in this temple festival and seek the blessings of Goddess Mariamman. This festval is celebrated in the months of   September.