Meignanapuram is a small village in Vallam taluk in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu. It comes under Naganthur Panchayath. Meignanapura is located 28 kms towards north from district head quarters Viluppuram, 10 kms from Vallam and 147 kms from state capital Chennai. Meignanapuram is surrounded by Mailam taluk towards east, Vikravandi Taluk towards south, Tindivanam taluk towards east, Gingee taluk towards west.
Places to Stay
Hotels are available in Tiruchendur (15 kms from Meignanapuram). Some of them are Hotel Chitra Park (Tariff Rs. 1200), Chendur Residency (Tariff Rs. 770) and Hotel Ashok Bhavan (Rs. 800)
The official language of Meignanapuram is Tamil.
The famous festival in Meignanapuram is the Asana Pandigai celebrated in the month January. The villagers celebrate this festival in the memory of St. Paul’s. Over one lakh people attend this festival every year.
Places to Visit
The St.Paul's church in Meignanapuram is a famous place to visit. It was built by Rev.John Thomas, a missionary from England who came to Meignanapuram in 1837.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Meignanapuram is the Tuticorin Airport (46 kms).
Tuticorin railway station is major railway station 49 kms near to Megnanapuram.
The Udangudi bus stand (8 kms) is the closest bus stand to Megnanapuram. The best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers is Hasan Travels. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money.