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Theppakulam

This is a huge temple tank about 5 km east of the Meenakshi temple. The mandapam in the center has an idol of Vigneshwara (Vinayaka). It is said to have been found when the earth was being dug out from here to build the Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal. So, the place attained sanctity and was converted into a teppakulam (tank).

This enormous temple tank is fed by water brought from the Vagai through an ingenious system of underground Channels. King Thirumalai Nayak born in 'Poosa' Star. so in commemorating the birth of the king , Float festival is conducted in Tamil Month 'Thai' (Jan / Feb) in the tank in a colorful way, which attracts thousands of tourists.

Distance from Vijay Hotel
Theppakulam - 5.4 km