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Palace in Athangudi

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

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

Attangudi lies within the Chettinad traditional area. The people of the area learned the art of tile-making and made a trademark of their own in Athangudi.[2] A majority of families in the village are involved in tile production.[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