Kunjandiyur is a small rural area in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Salem at a distance of 41 km east. The Karnataka border is also close-by. In fact, the famous Mettur Dam (in Tamil Nadu) is just 4 km to the south-west. Those with a keen desire for exploring the Tamil lifestyle can visit this place.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay in the region is Salem. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Vasantham Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Salem Castle Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Ganesh Mahaal Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Laila Gold Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and others.
The official language of the area is Tamil.
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in Januray, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The place does not have anything interesting to offer, but Salem has a lot of good tourist destinations worth a visit. The main attractions of the city are its places of worship. Some of the most prominent among them are Kottai Mariamman Temple, Sugavaneshwarar Temple, ISKON Temple, the Jama Masjid built by Tipu Sultan, Infant Jesus Church and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Salem Airport at a distance of 32 km.
Salem Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 39 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses pass through the area. Parveen Travels is one of the major operators in the area. Buses to the area are available from both Salem and Mettur. The online bus ticket booking facility at Ticketgoose.com can save you a lot of time and energy.