Kangayam is also known as Kangeyam. It is a municipality that is based in the Kangeyam Taluk of the Tripura district in Tamil Nadu. It is located at the centre of the Tripura district and is considered to be one of the flourishing commercial towns of Tamil Nadu. Coconut oil extraction, rice hulling and production of clarified butter (‘ghee’) are thriving in this region. The bulls from this region (also known as the Kangayam bull) are famous for their adaptability and strength.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Kangayam. Some of them are Hotel Somu Lodge (Tariff –Rs. 500), Hotel Divya (Tariff – Rs. 800), Arun Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 500) and Hotel Gayathiri (Tariff – Rs. 800).
The official spoken language of Kangayam is Tamil. Hindi, Malyalam and English are also spoken here.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Kangayam include Pongal, Vinayaka Chaturthi and Diwali. Thai Poosa Thiruvizah is one of the most popular festivals of the Arulmigu Subramanyaswamy Temple. This festival lasts for 18 days and is celebrated in the months of January and February.
Places of Interest
There are many places for tourists to visit in Kangayam. Some of them include Sivanmalai (5 km from Kangayam), Chennimalai, Orathuppalayam Dam (17 km from Kangayam) and Vattamalai (8 km from Kangayam).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kangayam is Peelamedu Airport at Coimbatore. It is located about 64 km from Kangayam.
Kangayam town does not have its own railway station. The nearest one is at Tirruppur Uthukuzh which is approximately 21 km away from Kangayam.
There are several bus operators that offer comfortable journeys to Kangayam. Discount coupons for bus booking are frequently provided by travel websites to visit tourist destinations. Ticketgoose.com is a popular online bus ticket booking website from where you can get your tickets with ease.