Montage of Nagore Clockwise from Top to Bottom:Nagore Dargha Shareef, Nagore Beach, Tallest Minaret, Nagore Railway station
|o Total||8 km2 (3 sq mi)|
|o Total||97,525 (Nagapattinam & Nagore)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Nearest city||,Nagapattinam, velankanni,|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Nagapattinam|
Nagore is a town in the Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located approximately 12 km south of Karaikal and 5 km north of Nagapattinam. Tiruvarur, Mayiladuthurai, are nearby towns. It has a population of approximately 45,000. The prime attraction is the renowned Nagore Dargah, a revered place of all faiths. A five centuries old Islamic shrine, Nagore Dargah attracts millions of pilgrims irrespective of caste, creed or religion. Nagapattinam and Nagore were incorporated as a single municipality in 1866 CE.
This is a small town along the shore of the Bay of Bengal. The festival season in Nagore occurs during the month of May, typically, but the festival dates will change, as they are based on the lunar calendar. The popular Kandhuri festival is celebrated with festivities and pomp and show. A few temples exist, too. This shows the peaceful coexistence of Muslims and other faiths.
In Tamil Nadu Nagore Dargah is not only the Islamic Religious Centre but also Common Religious Gathering Point by which many Hundreds of Thousands of devotees attend to get the peerless benevolence. Whereby Hindus, Christians, Muslims," all Triple Gems" of any other religious devotees can attend without any obstacles which "is irrespective of religion, Race, Caste", and far beyond spiritualism, All three World's Biggest Oceans are destined in one place that is Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, similarly all three religious devotees gathering at one place in the globe "that" is Nagore Dargah, as all known by geographically and physically. Over the past four centuries the devotees from the whole corners of the world visiting with utmost pious and get the blessings abundantly from the Holiest Saint Nagore Aandavargal, and still they follow up the Islamic Cultural Heritage without any single hesitation as common.
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