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Athangudi Palace Tiles

211 Athangudi Palace Tiles Prg Garden | Cokkalingampudur, Karaikudi, Karaikudi Taluk 630101, India
+91 4565 281 339
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Athangudi Tiles..a heritage trade mark of Chettinad

Athangudi is a tiny village near Karaikudi in Sivaganga District, Tamil Nadu Province of South... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
DrValliappan
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Coimbatore, India
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Athangudi Palace Chettinad

Enterprising people of Chettinad have created amazing village industries like this Athangudi Hand... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Rajahiyer
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Coimbatore, India
via mobile
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211 Athangudi Palace Tiles Prg Garden | Cokkalingampudur, Karaikudi, Karaikudi Taluk 630101, India
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Athangudi is a tiny village near Karaikudi in Sivaganga District, Tamil Nadu Province of South India. Yet this place is known to the world today as "The Place" for Athangudi tiles used in Palatial houses of Chettinad..also called "Pookkal", these are hand designed are done...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Enterprising people of Chettinad have created amazing village industries like this Athangudi Hand made tiles with red sand available in various designs! Athangudi Palace as can be seen with the local tiles is a typical Chettinad Palace, picturised in many Tamil Movies. One shd try...More

1  Thank Rajahiyer
Reviewed 9 April 2017

going to factories where cement tiles are being handmade is fascinating. I had no clues about the techniques. Loved it. You should give the head of workshop a 100 rps gratuity for showing you the process.

Thank Isabaechler
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I usually don't like "factory tours", but this one is an exception. It's a small workshop, where very talented craftsmen make tiles right in front of you. They created traditional tiles, with regular patterns of local colors and free-form designs. They even let me try...More

1  Thank swannygal
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Here we can find same kind of Chettinad style palace and one more special thing is athangudi tiles it is well known for tiles manufacturing . tiles are made in Chettinad style and they are hand made...

2  Thank GJSaravanan
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

While staying at Chidambara Vilas, we decided to tour the surrounding area. Thus we visited Athangudi Tiles factory. I have seen many videos of these tiles and their history. So visiting the place was very exciting. They have a resident guide to explain the process....More

7  Thank puspanathan
Reviewed 9 June 2015

It was great to witness the process of hand painted tile making at Ganapathy Tiles. They are beautiful, cheap (at Rs.20/- per tile when ordered in bulk) and artistic. Pay the artisans a small tip for their demo and dont forget to take a tile...More

10  Thank Ashwin-Rosswel
Reviewed 12 February 2013

On 13th dec , 2013 we went to Athangudi village , 15km from Karaikudi to witness the manufacturing process of hand made , sun baked floral Athangudi tiles . When we entered the factory , just two artisans were making those now world famous tiles...More

43  Thank Dilip S
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