Kandanur is a small town located in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu. It falls under the Chettinad region of the district and is located 63 km away from the city of Sivaganga, which is also serves as the district headquarters. Other nearby cities includes Karaikudi (11 km from Puduvayal) and Aranthangi (24 km from Puduvayal). Kandanur is famous for the ‘Chettiar’ type of houses that are found here.
Places to Stay
Only local home stays are available in the town of Kandanur. However budget hotel options in the nearby city of Karaikudi are Subhalakshmi Palace, Udhyam Hotel, Hotel Jagan and Nachiappa Palace.
The official language of Kandanur is Tamil.
The most important festival celebrated in Kandanur is Pongal, which is a harvest and New Year festival observed in January each year.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Kandanur. Some of the places include Shanmuganathan Temple, Ariyakudi Thiruvengamudayan Temple, Karpaka Vinayakar Temple (24 km from Kandanur) and Thirumayam Permual Temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kandanur is the Tiruchirapalli International Airport. It is located about 83 km away from the town.
Kandanur is well connected with Puduvayal (3 km from Kandanur), Karaikudi and Mayiladuthurai (172 km from Kandanur).
There are daily bus services to Coimbatore (269 km from Kandanur), Palladam (226 km from Kandanur) and Puduvayal. Some of the best bus operators in this region include ESSAAR and TNSRTC. Log on to a particular bus booking site like Ticketgoose.com and get your bus tickets without any hassle.