Poompuhar - The Ancient Tamil Port Town Photos

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Poompuhar is one of the ancient town found in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu and located at the Kaveri river end in Bay of Bengal coast. Poompuhar, the ancient tamil town originally called Kaveripattanam or Kaveripoompattanam is a capital and port city of early Chola kings. Most of the of ancient city is currently under sea and the evidence collected are dated back to 4th century BCE. Poompuhar is best known for Kovalan and Kannagi story in Tamil epic of Silapathigaram.