A municipality in Ariyalur district of Tamil Nadu, Jayankondam is also known as Jayamkondacholapuram. The place has huge lignite deposit due to which Neyveli Lignite Corporation has set-up power projects in the area. 247kms away from Chennai, the town has over 25 temples belonging to different eras in history.
Places to Stay
There are many affordable places to stay at Jayankondam. Subha Lodge, Kumaran Lodge and Shiram Lodge offer rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
The annual Shiva Ratri festival and other temple festivals are famous here.
Tamil the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Gangaikonda Cholapuram temple (8kms), Rajendra Chozha temple, the Azhagar temple (10kms), Payaraiswaras temple (10kms) Strimushnam Poovaraga temple (15kms) and Anaikarai Dam (15kms) are beautiful temples in the area.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Tiruchirapalli International Airport
The nearest railway stations are the Vridhachalam and Ariyalur Railway stations.
The Jayankondam Bus Stand runs regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. Private bus operators like RKS Travels run regular buses to and from the town. TAvail of a bus ticket discount coupon from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.