A panchayat town near Aruppukottai in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu, Kariapatti is an agricultural town. The place is rich in Laterite and the four rivers in the region – Arjuna, Vaippar, Kowsika and Gundar flow near the Kariapatti taluk. A Polytechnic College and an Indian automobile industry is located in this town. There is also an engineering college near Kariapatti.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Kariapatti. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Karupaiahpillai Lodge, P.K Lodge, Dhanalakshmi Lodge and Karadi Lodge in Aruppukkottai that offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Pongal, Diwali, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Tamil is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
The Sri Subramaniyar Temple, Sri Mariamman Temple and a mosque are located within .5kms from the bus stand. The R.S Church is located 4kms from the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Madurai (15 kms)
The nearest Railway Station is at Kalligudi (13.8kms)
The Kariapatti Bus Stop runs regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Supaa Travels that runs regular buses to and from the village. Ticketgoose.com enables you to book bus tickets without any hassle.