Coimbatore is one of the fastest growing tier-II cities in India and this large metropolitan city is known for being the textile, industrial, commercial, educational, information technology, healthcare and manufacturing hub of Tamil Nadu. Considered to have existed before the 2nd Century AD, Coimbatore had once been a small village called Kongunad. Known for its flourishing agriculture business and textile mills, Coimbatore is currently an upcoming Information Technology Hub of Tamil Nadu. This city is also referred to as the "Manchester Detroit of Southern India". Coimbatore is surrounded by the Western Ghats and is positioned on the banks of the Noyyal River.
Budget Hotels in Coimbatore
There are great hotels near the bus stand in Coimbatore. They are Hotel Sree Murugan (Tariff – Rs. 1,685) and Metro Park Inn (Tariff – Rs. 2,150).
Tamil is the local language in Coimbatore. There are many inhabitants from other states settled in this cosmopolitan state and the languages spoken include English, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada.
Events in Coimbatore
The Mariamman festival is a major event in summer and also the Koniamman temple car festival attracts a lot of populace to the city.
Places to See in Coimbatore
Lot of people visit Coimbatore for its pleasant weather and hospitality. The interesting tourist spots include Kovai Kutralam falls (35 kms from the city), Vydehi Water falls(35 km),Monkey falls(75 km), Malampuzha dam(60km), Thirumurthy waterfalls(90 km),Bhavani Sagar(55km).Dhyanalinga Yogic temple & Isha Yoga centre (35 km), Vellingiri hill temple(37 km), Marudhamali Hill Temple(13 km from Gandhipuram BS), and Vydehi Water falls(35 km).
How to Get There
Coimbatore International Airport is located at Peelamedu (15 kms) from the city. The Coimbatore International Airport offers domestic flights to major Indian cities, while international flight services are only limited to Sharjah and Singapore.
Coimbatore Junction is also referred to as Kovai Junction. This major railway junction is the busiest railway station in Tamil Nadu. Many trains from different states connect via Coimbatore Junction.
Currently there are 3 mofussil bus stands at Gandhipuram, Singanallur and at Ukkadam. Besides these, the Government bus stand and Town Bus Stand is also situated at Gandhipuram. The three leading bus operators which include KPN Travels, KMP Travels and Kings Travels. Book a bus ticket online and travel hassle free without standing in serpentine queues.
Maravamangalam is a village of Ramnad district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located 23 kms towards East from District head quarters Sivaganga, 10 kms from Kalaiyarkoil and 476 kms from State capital Chennai. Silukkapatti (6 kms) , Mudikkarai (7 kms) , Karaikulam (8 kms) , Kalaiyarkoil (8 kms) and Marakkathur (9 kms) are the nearby villages.
Places to stay
Good hotels are available in Sivaganga (28 kms). Some of them are Hotel Naveen Inn (Tariff- Rs. 1000), Hotel Shanmuga Bhavan (Tariff- Rs. 500) and Muniyandi Vilas Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 400).
The official language is Tamil.
The Molapari (Mariyathamadai) festival of Maravamangalam is celebrated in October.
Places to Visit
Some of the places include to visit include a temple (Arunatchiyamman temple), a church (The Punidha Thiruchabai church) and a mosque (located on Thulukatheru main road).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Maravamangalam is the Madurai airport (85 kms).
The Madurai rail way station is nearest major railway station (67 kms) to Maravamangalam.
There are various bus operators providing bus service from Maravamangalam. Shri Bhagyalakshmi Travels is one of the bus operators that offer good experience for passengers. Volvo bus service is available to any popular tourist destinations across India.