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Nagore Overview

Ranked 7 of 19 sightseeing in Velankanni

Nagore, located at a distance of around 18 km from Velankanni, is a town in the Nagapattinam District. The prime attraction of this town is Nagore Dargah, also known as Nagore Shariff.

The shrine is dedicated to Hazrat Syed Hameed Qadir Vali, a Muslim saint, who took birth in a Muslim family. He belonged to a village in the central province presently known as Madhya Pradesh. The saint delivered the message of One God, One Soul, One Supreme Power, and preached doctrines related to love and devotion.

For spreading the philosophies of Islam and messages of Prophet Mohammed, he sent his disciples to work among the local people. The premises of the dargah house the relics of the Saint, which are decorated by flowers on Khandoori festival, an annual anniversary celebration.

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