A town in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district, Kamudhi attracts a huge crowd from nearby villages to its Tuesday market every week. The 17th century Kottaimedu Fort is a major attraction of the town. Besides the fort, there are other places like the Munieswarar temple, which is worth a visit. This place is also renowned for its jaggery and kasara (a type of sweet). So, when you are in Kamudhi, make sure that you sample kasara.
Places to Stay
There are several budget hotels that tourists can opt for in Kamudhi. Some of the options worth trying out are Raja Rajan Guest House (Tariff – Rs.663), Hotel Kings’s Inn (Tariff – Rs.857), Hotel Rupee Sky Palace (Tariff – Rs.590), Raja Rajeswari Tower (Tariff – Rs.990).
Tamil is the official language of the area.
The two-day St. Antony's festival in March and the month-long Sandhana Koodu festival held in September-October are the most important events of this town.
Places of Interest
The Kottaimedu Fort, Munieswarar temple, Kumidhi Mosque are some of the major attractions located within the town. Other places of interest are in Ramanathapuram, its district headquarters.
How to Get There
Madurai Airport, which is 77 km away, is the nearest from the town.
Madurai Railway Station (43 km) is the major railhead connecting this place to other cities.
Buses ply from Madurai, Chennai and Ramanathapuram. Apart from the state-run buses, Shri Bhagyalakshmi Travels caters to passengers travelling on this route. Ticketgoose.com has several operators on its site that enables bus booking in India.