Kadatchapuram is a town in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The nearest major urban agglomerations close by are the cities of Tuticorin and Tiruchendur at the distances of 57 km and 28 km respectively. The Bay of Bengal coast is located just 17 km south-east. Those in Tirunelveli or Tuticorin looking for a break can try this place.
Places to Stay
The town as a whole does not have good places for lodging. However, Tiruchendur on the coast at a distance of 28 km has a couple of good options such as the Chitra Park Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Tamil Nadu Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Siva Murugan Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 400), Chendur Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700) among others.
The official language of the area is Tamil. English is also understood.
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in Januray, Vinayagar Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The town does not have much to offer its tourists. However, Tiruchendur with a lot of temples is worth visiting. Some of the temples worth a visit are Sri Ponvandu Aiyanar temple, Aazhigudi Maradachan, (also known as the ‘heart attack temple’) and Chettiyapathu Sri Ainthu Veettu Swami Temple among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Madurai Airport at a distance of 191 km.
The Tiruchendur Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 28 km.
Both state transport buses as well as private buses pass through the village. Parveen Travels is sometimes sighted in the area. Buses to the town are available from both Tiruchendur as well as Tuticorin. Book bus tickets online from the confines of your home or office without any hassle