Darasuram - Tamil Nadu

Discover Darasuram

The town of Darasuram is awash with architecture and storytelling stonework. This quiet, magical Tamil Nadu town transports you back in time and is a history lover’s paradise. 

Things to do in Darasuram

  • Top of the list is the legendary Airavatesvara Temple. Part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Airavatesvara Temple is a majestic, intricately designed  must-see monument. The front boasts a  huge chariot drawn by horses and inside are columns and towers stretching to the skyline. Legend has it that Yama, the King of Death, cursed with a burning sensation all over his body, was cured in this temple by the deity Airavateswarar.
  • Darasuram and the Arasalar River. Darasuram is divided by the Arasalar River, a thoroughfare of trade for centuries. Further north lies the Kollidarm River, where you’ll see brightly coloured boats bobbing along.

The best way to see Darasuram

If you would like to visit Darasuram, why not take a look at one of our wonderful ATOL and ABTA protected holidays?  Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and the tours mentioned are just examples to help inspire you. Contact our travel experts on 01792 315499 or email info@aitholidays.com for more information.