Karambakkudi (கறம்பக்குடி - தமிழ்) is a Taluk in Pudukkottai district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. karambakkudi is located about 40 km from Thanjavur and 40 km from Pudukkottai. Wikipedia
This warm abode of Karambakkudi is a delightful place to visit in India. A gripping city on its own right, Madurai also deserves a visit. Madurai, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal, Gandhi Memorial Museum. Also, to reach Karambakkudi, you'll have to take a flight to Madurai; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Karambakkudi are of 1-2 days.