Burgur is a village located in the district of Erode in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. It is located in hilly terrain with access to river water, but relatively less rainfall.
Places to Stay
Erode, about 65 km away, is the city closest to Burgur village and there are a number of good budget hotels to be found there. Iswariyaa Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1000), Hotel Oasis Grand (Tariff – Rs.1000), Hotel Meridien (Tariff – Rs.500) and Hotel Vignesh (Tariff – Rs.500) are some of them.
The official language of Burgur is Tamil. However, English is also widely spoken.
Mariamman Festival, to honor the South Indian Goddess of Rain, is celebrated annually in May. Adi Perukku is another festival celebrated in the worship of water, in the months of July-August.
Places of Interest
Erode and its many temples are the nearest tourist spots to Burgur village. Aruda Kabaleeswar, Kasturi Ranganatha Perumal and Thindal Murugan temples are some of the most prominent ones in the city. Other attractions include Sankagiri Fort and Vellode Bird Sanctuary.
How to Get There
Salem airport which is located 79 km away is the closest one to Burgur.
The nearest major railway station is Erode Junction Railway Station that is located about 64 km away.
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