Alagankulam, a small village in the Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu, is close to the urban hub of Madurai. Some of the nearby cities of this village include Kottur (15 km), Thiruvarur (16 km) and Nagapattinam (39 km). It is about 316 km away from its capital city, Chennai.
Places to Stay
Being a small place, the village does not have a great variety when it comes to places of lodging. However, Madurai has a couple of good budget hotels. Some of these places which deserve mention are M R International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Tamil Nadu Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Duke Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Taj Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and others.
The official language of the area is Tamil.
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in Januray, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The village is not that remote, yet in terms of tourist sites, it has nothing much to offer. Some of the places which are worth visiting nearby are Kottur (15 km), Thiruvarur (16 km), and Nagapattinam (39 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Madurai Airport at a distance of 94 km.
The closest railway station is the Madurai Junction railway Station at a distance of 86 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses pass through the area. Parveen Travels is one of the major operators in the area. When you book your bus ticket online you don’t need to go to ticket counters and stand in long queues.