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Palace in Athangudi

Attangudi or Athangudi is a small village in Sivaganga District. The village has a population of about 2,000 inhabitants and is mainly famous for chettinad furniture, tiles and various foods.

The place is known for its floor tiles called as "Athangudi tiles". The tiles are handmade and has traditional patterns as design. It is durable and eco-friendly.[1]

The place is present in Chettinad tradition area. The people of the area learned the art of tile-making and made a trademark of their own in Athangudi.[2] Most of the families in this place are involved in making tiles.[3]


  1. ^ "Legacy of Athangudi tiles". The Hindu. India. 16 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Aura of Athangudi tiles". The Hindu. Bangalore, India. 2 February 2008. 
  3. ^ "Tailor-made tiles". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 14 March 2014. 

Athangudi (ஆத்தங்குடி) Palace Video