Gummidipoondi is a bustling industrial town in the Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu, India. It lies on National Highway 5 and connects Chennai to Kolkata. Agriculture and fishing are two major occupations of Gummidipoondi. The industrial landscape comprises of 2 factories, about 50 rolling mills and steel plants and petrochemicals and power plants. Gummidipoondi is a charming town and also a centre for printers and publishers.
Places to Stay
Local homestays are available at Gummidipoondi.
The official language of Gummidipoondi is Tamil.
Some of the popular events of Gummidipoondi include Pongal (January) and Shivratri (February).
Places of Interest
Pilliar Koil Lake, Sozhiyambakkam Lake, Medur Sivan Temple and Valliswarar Temple are some of the well-known tourist attractions of Gummidipoondi.
How to Get There
Chennai International Airport (56 km away) is the nearest airport to Gummidipoondi. Another airport is Tirupati Airport which is at a distance of about 111 km.
The nearest railway station is 2.5 km away which connects Gummidipoondi to many major towns and cities.
Chennai is the closest city to Gummidipoondi at distance of 51 km. Buses ply from Gummidipoondi to Chennai, Thiruvallur, Rakkam Palayam, Vallalar Nagar and Red Hills at regular intervals. Kaveri Kamakshi Travels is one of the major bus operators that offer good experienceto passengers. Book your bus ticket online through Ticketgoose.com.