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Tirupur is considered as one of the textile towns lying in the district of Tirupur, is the state of Tamil Nadu. The city is situated on the banks of Noyyal River, and is also the administrative headquarters of the Tirupur district.

It is an ancient town, earlier known by the name of ‘Viradapuram’ or ‘Dharapuram’. As per the legends, Tirupur acquired its name from the incident – ‘Thiruppu’ meaning turn and ‘oor’ meaning place. Many artifacts like coins, old pottery items, etc. have been exhumed from the city.

Tirupur also stands as a part of the Chola Dynasty which is evident from the earliest Chola stone carvings on Kanchi Maanadhi, the Noyyal River and its fertile sand depositions. According to these carvings Tirupur was a well sought-after fertile land.  Also the ancient Chellandi Amman Temple which is stationed on the river banks of the Noyyal displays the Chola style architecture. Later, Tirupur became a part of the Kongu region which witnessed the establishment and expansion of Vijayanagara Power.

Tirupur, is called by several names such as ‘the Manchester of South India’,  ‘Dollar City’, ‘Knit City’, ‘Cotton City’ and ‘History Centre’. Tirupur came into limelight as the knitwear capital of India in just three decades. Today, Tirupur is universally recognized as a significant resource of hosiery, knitted garments, casual wear and sportswear. Since Tirupur is a textile hub, it accommodates many famous brands and retailers from all over the world like Walmart, Tommy Hilfiger, H&M, Reebok, etc.

Tirupur travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Tirupur tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in Southern India.

General facts about Tirupur
Location: Southern India
Area: 105.60 sq km
Language: English and Tamil
Climate: pleasant and moderate
Major Attractions: VOC Park, Marudhamalai Temple, Perur Temple
Ideal Time to Visit: December and March

Tourist sightseeing in Tirupur Tirupur, the textile city possesses many places to visit in the city. Some of them are Sivanmalai, Konganagiri hill hock Temple,  Andipalayam Lake,  Thirumurugan poondi, Vaalai Thottathu Ayyan Temple,  Mettuparai Vinayagar,  Tirupur Tirupathi Temple,  Sukreeswarar Temple,  Avinashiappar Temple,  Udumalaipettai – Valparai Balaji Temple, Thirumoorthu Daam, Monkey falls, etc.

Climate of Tirupur Being situated in the southern part of the country and bordered with the water bodies, it enjoys a pleasant climate all through the year. The best time to visit the place in in the months from October till March.

How to reach Tirupur

Tirupur By Air: The nearest airport is at Coimbatore, which is connected to all the major cities of the country.

Tirupur By Rail: The city has its own rail head connecting to the major cities of the country.

Tirupur By Road: Being the textile hub, the city has well developed and well connected roadways.

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