Other Interesting Places near Sivakasi

Kamaraj's House

The house were the great leader kamaraj was born has been converted into a memorial. The rooms are adorned with photographs of the leader at every stage of his life. A few of his clothes, his watch as well as articles used by him are displayed.

Aqua Ariena

Aqua Ariena is a popular swimming pool located in Sattur. It is 16 kilometers away from Sivakasi.

Ramana Maharishi Ashram

Sri Ramana Maharishi was born in 30.12.1879 at Thiruchuli. His mother was Tmt Azhagammal and father was Thiru. Sundaram Iyer. He lived in the house of 'Sundara Mandhiram". He studied in Sethupathi Primary School.An ashram was established in 1988 on the banks of the river Gundar to propagate his teachings.


Guhanparai is located on the road to Kalugumalai from Vembakkottai. A small hillock to the west of the village is called Guhanparai and the village takes on the same nomenclature. There is a small natural cavern at the foot of the hillock, which is believed to have been used as a shelter by Jain monks.

A 10th century AD Vatteluttu inscription on a rock of the hillock states that a monastery Munnurruvarperumpalli was established in the name of Munnurruvar kovilpillaigal (servants of the palace).