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Town Nagappattinam was the Headquarters of a region during Chola period.Nagappattinam was also known as 'Cholkula Vallippattinam'. The heritage of the town is found in the Burmese historical text of 3rd century B.C. The same text gives evidences of a Buddha Vihar built by the great Ashoka. The Brihadeeswara Temple in Thanjavur is an architectural wonder and reflects the artistic skills of the erstwhile Chola rulers who ruled peninsular India in the early medieval period.

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Buddha

Pallava King Rajasimha (690 - 720 BC) permitted a Chinese king to build Buddha Vihar in Nagappattinam. Hence there existed a Chinese built Buddha Vihar in Nagappattinam. According to Anaimangalam copper plate of Kulothunga CholaI, Sri Vijayathunga Varman of Sri Vijaya Kindon.

Nagore

Nagore is at a distance of 5 kms. north of Nagappattinam. Irrespective of caste, creed and religion people offer their worship at this Islamic Shrine. Kandhuri festival during October and November is very popular.

 
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