Karur is one among the ancient cities of Tamil Nadu with an extensive history which dates back to the classic periods of Cheras, Cholas and Naickers. This historical significance of the place is sung by various Sangam poets. The town was once the center of gold jewellery making and gem setting. Karur has a rich and diversified cultural heritage and is famous world-wide for its handloom products and Chettinad cement factory.
The easily accessible airport is at Trichy, about 78 km from Karur
Karur has well connected travelable roads to all the major cities in India.
Karur railway station is well connected with all the major destinations of South India.