Kandamangalam is a hamlet in the Kandamangalam taluk in the Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu. Pondicherry and Cuddalore are situated close to Kandamangalam. It lies close to the Bay of Bengal due to which the weather is mostly humid. Road is the best way of travelling to Kandamangalam. Few schools and colleges can be found in the vicinity of Kandamangalam.
Places to Stay
Budget hotels can be found in the nearby Pondicherry district. MPM Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 572), RM Guest House & Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 809) and Raj Residency (Tariff – Rs. 872) are good options.
The official language of Kandamangalam is Tamil. The alternative language spoken here is English.
Some of the major local festivals of Kandamangalam are Pongal (January), Tamil New Year (March/April), Vinayaka Chaturthi (September), Navaratri, Dussehra and Deepawali (October/November) and Christmas (December).
Places of Interest
Pondicherry (17 km away), Cuddalore (22 km away), Chidambaram (64 km away) are some good tourist spots situated near Kandamangalam.
How to Get There
Chennai Airport (144 km away) is the nearest airport to Kandamangalam.
C Babusamudram Railway Station and Valavanur Railway Station (12 km away) are the two nearest railheads to Kandamangalam.
Kandamangalam is well connected via Pondicherry to cities and towns such as Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Ernakulam and Coimbatore. Kallada Travels, Sangita Travels, SRS Travels are a few good bus operators connecting to Kandamangalam at affordable bus tariffs. There are several bus booking portals that provide bus booking online offers from time to time.