Arni is a city as well as a municipality in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is the second major city in the district of Thiruvannamalai. Arni is situated on the banks of the river Kamandala Naaga. Its name ‘Arni’ is derived from ‘Araneeyam’ which means ‘A place enclosed by forests’ in Tamil. It has a population of more than 0.69 lakh and is spread across an area of 11.62 sq. km.
Places to Stay
There are several good budget accommodations within 80 km of Azamgar. A few of them are Mount Paradise Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 650), Khanna Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), River View Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1200), and Aavanaa Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1500).
The official language of Arni is Tamil.
Some of the major festivals celebrated here are the Vembuli Amman Festival, Shri Puthra Kamateeswara Thirukoil, and the Sri Lakshmi Narasingaperumal.
Places of Interest
The main tourist attraction in Arni is the Arahanthgiri Jain Math complex.
How to Get There
The nearest International Airport to Arni is the Chennai Airport (140 km).
Arni does not have any railway station. Nearest one is the Katpadi Junction in Vellore (45 km).
Arni is positioned close to the State and National Highways. It is well linked to all the places of Tamil Nadu. Arni is from all the places within Tamil Nadu and its adjacent states via busses. The Tamil Nadu buses and a few private buses ply to and from Arni on a daily basis. Ticketgoose.com’s bus booking online service is the best way to buy your bus tickets.