Poompuhar Beach

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Poompuhar Beach


Poompuhar Beach is a popular beach located at a distance of 40 km from Chidambaram, in Tamil Nadu. Once upon a time Poompuhar was the biggest port of East Coast and was ruled by the Chola Kings. Poompuhar Beach serves as an architectural point and the water supply comes from the beautiful Kaveri River.

Poompuhar is a perfect picnic spot to spend memorable moments with family and loved ones. The beach is filled with serenity and tranquillity that gives you a peace of mind away from the hustle bustle of the city life. The beach has black sand which makes it look stunning. One can also see an engraved monument with a bathing scene on Poompuhar Beach. The beach also houses Silappathikara Art Gallery, giving you a glimpse into the artistic history of the Poompuhar Beach. It is a classically built building that highlights amazing history of the place. One can also visit Zion Church and Thirupallavaneesvaram Temple located near by the beach.

So enjoy your every moment on the Poompuhar Beach and enjoy in the company of nature!

Best time to visit

Best time to visit Poompuhar Beach is between the months of November and February.


River Kaveri merging with the bellowing sea was known as 'Puhar' but because of the exquisite beauty of port town, it is known as Poompuhar.


Poompuhar Beach is opened from morning till evening.

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