Poompuhar Beach - Tamil Nadu
Poompuhar Beach also known as Kaverupoompattinam is located at a distance of 40 Kms from Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu. Poompuhar was the biggest port during Chola Kingdom.
This Beach of Tamil Nadu is also known as Kaveripoompattinam and is about 40 km from Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu. The Cauvery River drains into the Bay of Bengal at Poompuhar. Poompuhar Beach is an ancient historic town situated in Sir kali Taluk of Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu.
An archaeologist delight, Poompuhar is a town for those who like to wander amidst history and take a stroll through time. It was once a major port during the reign of Cholas.
Poompuhar Beach is filled with black sand and is an ideal picnic spot. It has a monument engraved with a bathing scene, which adds to its uniqueness. The beach is unsuitable for swimming because of the roughness of the sea.
How to Reach Poompuhar Beach:
- Nearest airport at Tirichy about 60 Kms.
- Nearest Railway station is at Thanjavur .
- Poompuhar can be reached by bus from Thanjavur, Tirichy.