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Athangudi Overview

Ranked 1 of 13 sightseeing in Chettinad

Athangudi is a village situated in Chettinad, which is popular for handmade terracotta tiles. These tiles are sun-dried and patterned beautifully for giving the desired texture. The colourful tiles here are mainly designed using sand, cement, belly jelly and synthetic oxides. These tiles are generally available in flora and fauna designs and are famous for their dark, white and earthy hues.

All these tiles are designed in the Athangudi tile factory and are used mainly in the Chettiars ancestral houses. Athangudi village is located in the Kallal Taluk in the Sivaganga District and is just 24.8 km from this main district. Further, this village is 383 km from the state capital; Chennai.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
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Fazal Hussain4.3/5

6 reviews

Athangudi palace

Athangudi is nestled in the Chettinad region, with huge house and specially made athangudi palace tiles, the tile is so earthy and dynamic in nature. The Chettinad cuisine is mouth watering.

Kanna Subramanian5.0/5

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Excellent holiday spot

Athangudi Chettinad is situated at Sivaganga district of South Tamil Nadu. They represent the various building construction of ancient Indian technologies. They provide tourist guides itself and Tamil Nadu tourism board also help us to get information about the place. Near around various temples are there and there are various tourist spot also here where some places are wonderful architecture of Chettinad.

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