Tirupu is a textile city located on the banks of Noyyal River. It is the administrative headquarters of the Tirupur district is a textile hub and a vast generator of employment for unskilled temporary workers.Tirupu is a district of the Tamil Nadu, Tirupur has carved its name in the Indian history even before the independence of India.
Tirupur has been said that the shepherds of Pandavas were stolen by thieves and the same was recaptured by his forces. The old name of Dharapuram which is ""Viradapuram"", where the name is also been quoted in verses of the Mahabarath names. Artifacts of ancient city of Tirupur has been collected as coins, old pottery items found in many places of the modern city during excavation for new buildings.
The legendary Kongu chieftain and Palayakkarar, Dheeran Chinnamalai fought against the British forces and was hanged in the Sankagiri Fort by the British. Tirupur Kumaran, one of the freedom fighters was killed during lathi charge when he was on a patriotic march in the Kumaran Road against the British without letting down Indian National Flag.
It is a very famous temple near garment city Tirupur. People visit from nearby towns to see the biggest ant hill inside and they believe that it is the right place to cure insect bites and snake bites. It is a story of a devotee of lord Shiva.
The Thirumoorthy Dam lies on the Palani-Coimbatore highway, near the Thirumoorthy Hill. This place has been converted into a District Excursion Centre.
The Noyyal River originates from the Vellingiri Hills in the Western Ghats and flows into River Kaveri. The basin of this river covers an area of around 3,500 sq km, with a length of 180 km and width of 25 km.
The Sugriveswar Temple is believed to have been built in the 12th century. The complex of this temple has two towers called Vimanam, out of which one is dedicated to Amman and the other one is devoted to Lord Shiva.
Chennimalai is a town located on the Kangeyam-Perundurai highway. This town is popular for a temple dedicated to Lord Murugan. The major attraction of this temple is the Therootam.
The Tirupur Kumaran Memorial Statue was constructed in honour of Kumaran, a freedom fighter, who fought for the independence of India. Kumaran was a part of the Desaband Youth Wing during the freedom struggle of 1932. This historical structure is situated at Tirupur Kumaran Salai in the Tirupur region.