Kurukkalpatti, a serene small village in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district, is located next to State Highway 41. There are some wind turbines in this area that generate electricity for the village. Some of the nearby cities include Sankarankoil, Puliyankudi, Sivagiri and Surandai. Agriculture is the main occupation in this region.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in Kurukkalpatti. However, travellers to this village can opt for hotel facility in Tirunelveli, which is 45 Km away from this village. These hotels are Sri Janakiram Hotel (Tariff – Rs.854), Ramanas Inn (Tariff – Rs.763) and Hotel Imperial Regency (Tariff – Rs.865).
The language spoken by the people in Kurukkalpatti is Tamil.
The most important festivals in Kurukkalpatti are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Tamil New Year in April, Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September, Navratri in September-October, Diwali during October-November and Christmas in December.
Places of Interest
Kurukkalpatti does not have any places of interest. Travellers to this village can visit nearby sightseeing areas such as Kalugumalai (24 km), Kuruvikulam (17 km), Sankarankovil (13 km) and Maruthankinaru (10 km) away from Kurukkalpatti.
How to Get There
Tuticorin Airport is the nearest airport, being 84 km away from Kurukkalpatti.
There is no railway station in Kurukkalpatti. The closest railway station is the Pambukovil Shandy Railway Station located 25 km away from Kurukkalpatti.
There are numerous state-run and private buses that travel to and fro nearby cities and towns. TNSTC runs Volvo buses daily from major cities such as Chennai to Kurukkalpatti. When you make use of any bus ticket offer on various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.