Thorapalli, 10 km from Hosur in Krishnagiri district is a small village but has great importance in the indian history. It is the birthplace of India's first and last Governor General C. RajaGoplachari. Rajaji was born and brought up here in this village. The house where he lived is still there and is maintained by the government of Tamil Nadu. The house has been turned into a memorial. The memorial houses a library and a gallery of pictures, capturing interesting moments of Rajaji's life. There is also a temple besides the memorial. The village is situated on the banks of river South Pinakini (Palar).