Mohanur, a temple town on the banks of River Kaveri, is situated in Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal district. This town is famous for its ancient temples, which attract a huge number of devotees throughout the year. Karur and Namakkal districts border Mohanur. There is a well developed transport system in this town that links this town to Salem, Erode, Tiruchirappalli and Karur.
Places to Stay
There are affordable hotels available in Mohanur. Some of these budget hotels are Hotel Periyar Lodge (Tariff – Rs.135), Aarthi Hotels (Tariff – Rs.859), Hotel Valluvar (Tariff – Rs.651) and Hotel Perrys (Tariff – Rs.362).
The official language spoken here is Tamil.
The important festivals in Mohanur are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Tamil New Year in April, Vinayaka Chathurthi in August-September, Navratri celebrated in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many places of tourist attractions in and around Mohanur. Some of these places include Navaladiyaan Temple (2 km), Sevanthampalayam Lake (8 km), Namakkal (20 km), Velur (18 km) and Sri Kalyana Prasanna Venkatramana Perumal Temple, a kilometer away from Mohanur.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located in Salem, which is 91 km away from Mohanur.
Mohanur Railway Station, which is 2 km away from the city, connects the city to various states.
Many state-owned and private buses ply their buses between Mohanur and nearby cities. Private bus operators such as MGM Travels provide luxurious Volvo A/C buses to Mohanur from Chennai. You can conveniently book a bus ticket through online bus booking portals like Ticketgoose.com.