Avanam is a small town in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. It is part of the Thanjavur district and is located about 22 km in the south-west part of Pattukkottai. Avanam is located right beside Peravurani which means ‘big pond’ in Tamil. The Muthumari Amman Temple is a major attraction in the town that is worth visiting.
Places to Stay
There are a few accommodation options in Pattukkottai located 25km away such as Hotel Raks (Rs 1000), Valli Hotel (Rs 1000) and Ramnath Hotel (Rs 1200).
Diwali, Holi and Ganesh Chaturthi are the major festivals celebrated every year.
Tamil is the local language spoken in Avanam.
Places to Visit
The most interesting place to visit near Avanam is the lake near Peravurani which is located around 10km away.
How to Get There
The closest airport is in Tiruchirapalli International Airport. It is located about 70km away. It offers flights to many national and international destinations.
Peravurani Railway Station is the closest to Avanam at a distance of 10km. Links to Tiruchirapalli, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur and Karur. Farther destinations can be accessed from these stations.
Buses to Pattukkottai are regular. From Pattukkottai there are direct buses to Chennai. Farther destinations can all be reached from these centres. TNSRTC Travels are the inter-state bus transport available along with and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Online bus booking in India makes it possible to book bus tickets without any hassle.