Kuthanur, a small village in Tamil Nadu’s Kanchipuram district, is famous for its Kuthanur Saraswathi Temple. This village with green fields lies on the border of Kanchipuram and Thiruvallur. It attracts a huge number of devotees to its temple. Some of the nearby cities include Nandivaram-Guduvancheri, Ambattur, Thirunindravur and Chennai.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities provided in Kuthanur. Tiruvarur, which is 21 km away, offers decent budget lodging facilities. A few of these are Hotel Kasis Inn (Tariff – Rs.627), VPK Lodge (Tariff – Rs.341), Man Lodge (Tariff – Rs.238) and Swathi Lodge (Tariff – Rs.194).
The official language spoken by the people in Kuthanur is Tamil.
The most celebrated festivals in Kuthanur are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Chithirai and Tamil New Year in April, Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions in and around this village. A few of these places are Thiruppugalur (14 km), Karaikal (26 km), Karaikal Beach (27 km), Kalikuppam (31 km) and Melaparuthikudi (17 km) away from Kuthanur.
How to Get There
Chennai International Airport is the closest airport, being 283 km away from Kuthanur.
There is no railway station in Kuthanur. The nearest railway station is the Poonthottam Railway Station, which is 2 km away from Kuthanur.
Kuthanur is frequented by state-run and private buses from nearby cities and towns. TNSTC runs buses daily from all major cities to Kuthanur. Plan your vacation in advance and book online to get discounts on bus tickets.