Nickname(s): Nagore

Location in Tamil Nadu, India

Coordinates: 10°49′N 79°51′E / 10.82°N 79.85°E / 10.82; 79.85Coordinates: 10°49′N 79°51′E / 10.82°N 79.85°E / 10.82; 79.85
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Nagapattinam
  Total 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Population (2001)
  Total 97,525
  Density 12,000/km2 (32,000/sq mi)
  Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 611002
Telephone code 04365
Vehicle registration TN51
Nearest city Nagapattinam, Karaikal
Lok Sabha constituency Nagapattinam
Vidhan 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, Muthupet are nearby towns. It has a population of approximately 92,525.[1] 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.

About Nagore

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. Notable temples exist, too. This shows the peaceful coexistence of Muslims and other faiths. The Seeralamman temple situated in the fishermen's area near Nagore railway station is a century-old Hindu shrine maintained by local fishermen. The annual Seeralamman festival season has ten days of celebration.

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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Unique Identity

Seenipachadi (Tomato sweet), Firnee (Famous Oats sweet), Beetroot Sweet, Bread Sweet often served in marriages, Vatalaapam a famous home made recipe prepared exclusively for both Eid festivals (Eid ul fitr and Eid ul Adha).

1.Gwothiya Bakkery - Sweets 
2.Dhalcha (Dhal gravy)
3.Thani kari (Mutton/Chicken Curry )
4.Kuruma (Mutton /Chicken white Curry)
5.Kalya ( a recipie made of Goat Liver and potato mixed)
6.Nagore Biriyani and Pulau Rice.

Home made varieties.

1. Kola fish fry 2. "Paanga" a delicious fish curry. 3.Porima a healthy side dsch prepared from drumstick tree leaves. 4. Prawns Kolakatai. 5.Lapai a stuffed item. 6. Jalur ( an attribute of Dosa, prepared out of wheat batter) 7.Parasaapam another attributed of Dosa) 8. Vaada (it is prepared from porridge )

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