©

Dharmapuri trip planner

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

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

Dharmapuri

Trip Planner Asia  /  India  /  Tamil Nadu  /  Dharmapuri
(2.5/5 based on 380+ reviews for 4 attractions)
Things to do: nature, wildlife areas, sightseeing
Dharmapuri is a city and the administrative headquarters of Dharmapuri district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Dharmapuri which came into existence from 02.10.1965 is suituated in north western corner of Tamil Nadu city is located at just 126 kilometres from Bangalore,220 kilometres from coimbatore,265 kilometres from Mysore,300kilometres from Chennai. It is located between latitudes N 11 47’ and 12 33’ and longitudes E 77 02’ and 78 40’. The total geographical area of Dharmapuri District is 4497.77 km2, i.e. 3.46% of Tamil Nadu.Early historyThe earliest known chieftain who ruled Tagadur during the Sangam era, is Adhiyaman Naduman Anji, whose patronage sustained the famous poetess Avvaiyar. The next we hear in the 2nd and 3rd century when the northern parts of Salem District were under the Pallavas regime. Subsequently, we hear of the Ganga Pallavas having sway over the Western parts of the Salem District. The Western Gangas are also mentioned as having ruled Baramahal during the end of the 8th century. In the beginning of the 9th Century, the Rashtrakutas gained power and influenced the history of the district for the next two centuries. During the period, the Cholas also rose to power in the south and Aditya-I conquered the Kongunadu in 894. During 949-950, the Cholas suffered a defeat from the Rastrakuttas whose decline started later after the death of their king Krishna-III. Subsequently, the entire area in Salem District came under the rule of the Cholas. The Gangavadi was then annexed to the Chola territory and placed in charge of an Adigaman Tagadur. The 12th century witnessed the decline of the Chola empire when the Hoysalas rose to power and routed the Cholas from Gangavadi. They are said to have captured Kolar, sacked Kotayur and overran the western parts of Kongunadu. The Baramahal and Talaget areas apparently still remained with the Cholas. But the Adigaman seems to have practically become free and owed only nominal allegiance to the Cholas. Soundrapandia-I assisted the Yadavas in driving out the Hoysala king, Vira Someswara from the Chola territory.
Arrange all the small, but important details of your Dharmapuri trip itinerary using our India travel itinerary maker.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Dharmapuri

  • 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.

Where to stay in Dharmapuri

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Dharmapuri:
Parks, religious sites, sightseeing
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, nature, scenic drive
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, nature, historic sites
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, parks, outdoors
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, religious sites, historic sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Tamil Nadu

3 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES April, kids, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Ooty & Kodaikanal BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Yelagiri BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Rameswaram BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Ooty BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Tirunelveli BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Masinagudi BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA March, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: March, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Ooty BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE March, kids, culture, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Yercaud BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News