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In the Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu, Aranthangi Fort is located of the Aranthangi town. This fort was built by the Tondaiman Kings of the 16th and 17th century. Near to this fort, a temple of Hindus is present that was constructed of 11th century by the Rajendra Chola.

This Aranthangi town is the second biggest town of the district of Pudukkottai. Till the addition of the Pudukkottai, Aranthangi is the town having largest population of the south Thanjavur district. This Aranthangi town has importance due to this Aranthangi ruined fort.

Main common feature of this fort is that it has interstices that made by filling of mud not with the stone or bricks. There is no symbol of strike building or ruins palace.

There is very unique feature about the fort of Aranthangi. The structure of this fort was made by filling of mud not by the bricks and stones just like other forts. There are no more ruins of any fort or pieces of any palace or building were found. Only a limited information have been collected about this Aranthangi fort.

At the 60 km of distance, the nearby airport is situated in Tiruchirappalli.

The main railway line is at Chennai Rameshwaram that has connection with the cities like Thanjavur, Madurai, and Tiruchirappalli. Pudukkottai is the nearby railway station.

Pudukkottai is the main town through which one can visit Aranthangi via the rail, road or any other transport easily. Through the link with road, Pudukkottai is properly connected to Thanjavur, Madurai, Rameshwaram, and Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur and all other nearest town. One can visit all the areas nearby Pudukkottai through the local bus service.

There is about 27.1°C of the minimum temperature and about 46.4°C of maximum temperature. The weather of this town is very decent and climatic conditions are also moderate.