©

Dharapuram trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Dharapuram

Trip Planner Asia  /  India  /  Tamil Nadu  /  Dharapuram
(4/5 based on a few reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: religious sites
Dharapuram is a town in Tirupur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Dharapuram is one of the oldest towns in Tiruppur District and was the capital of Kongu Nadu under Kongu Cholas, at which time it was known as Vanchipuri. Amaravathi River flows through the town. As of 2011, the town had a population of 67,007.HistoryDharapuram was part of the Chera kingdom until 850 A.D. From 1000 A.D. to 1275 A.D., the area was ruled by the Kongu Cholas under the name Vanchipuri. The Cholan capital was under attack by a hitherto unknown group in South India, called Kalabhars. As a result, the Kongu Cholas made Dharapuram their military and political headquarters. The Later Cholas named the city as Rajarajapuram. After 1276 A.D. the Pandyas took control of the region. The Sultanate, Nayaks of Madurai and Vijayanagara empire rules followed by Hyder Ali and Tippu Sultan. In 1799, when Tippu fell to the British, the East Indian Company took over administration of this region.Dharapuram attained the status of a Municipality in the year 1916 and it was promoted to first grade municipality on May 9, 1983.GeographyDharapuram town is situated along 9.62 km2 of the bank of Amaravathi River which flows from the south to north. Uppar River, Nallathankal River, Palar join the river Amaravathi.
Plan your visit to Dharapuram and other destinations in India using our India trip itinerary maker.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Dharapuram

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Dharapuram:
Sightseeing, nature, parks
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, sightseeing, parks
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, shopping, nature
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, parks, outdoors
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, wildlife areas, religious sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Tamil Nadu

2 days in Mahabalipuram & Pondicherry BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Ooty BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Coonoor BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Madurai & Rameswaram BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in India BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Ooty BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in India BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Mysuru (Mysore) & Ooty BY A USER FROM INDIA April, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Madurai BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Rameswaram BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Rameswaram BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Bangkok & Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News