The city derives its name from Lord Thiru Erumbeeswarar whose temple is situated on a hill that is close to Thiruverumbur. This is a suburban city of Tiruchirapalli. Tiruchirappalli, Lalgudi, Nanjikottai and Thanjavur are the cities close to Thiruverumbur.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Thiruverumbur, nearby Trichy (11 km away from Thiruverumbur) has a good number of budget hotel accommodation facilities. Some of the hotels in Trichy are Hotel Sathyam (Tariff – Rs. 1200), MMM Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1200) and Rockfort Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Thiruverumbur is Tamil. However, Telugu and English are also spoken here.
Onam in February is celebrated with great fervour in Thiruverumbur.
Places of Interest
Koothaippar Lake (0.7 km away from Thiruverumbur), Navalpattu Lake (4.7 km away from Thiruverumbur), Lord Thiru Erumbeeswarar Temple (in Thiruverumbur) and Thanjavur (45 km away from Thiruverumbur) are a few places that should be visited.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Thiruverumbur is the Tiruchirapalli Airport.
Thiruverumbur has a railway station with trains connecting to cities such as Mysore and Tanjore.
Thiruverumbur has a bus depot which is strategically located on the Trichy - Tanjore National Highway. From here, buses to cities such as Trichy, Tanjore, Kumbakonam and Mayiladuthurai are available at regular intervals. Online bus ticket reservation is the best way to get your tickets without standing in serpentine queues.