Karaikudi is a village in Chettinad, the home of a prosperous banking community who ventured overseas in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Their legacies are the fascinating houses of Chettinad they built.

Karaikudi has numerous craftsmen working with wood and metal, silversmiths and goldsmiths, antique shops, attractive textiles and most important the exciting Chettinad Cuisine.

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