Muthukulathur is a small town in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the town of Ramanathapuram at a distance of 49 km east. The picturesque Bay of Bengal coast is also nearby at a distance of 25 km south. Those with an enthusiasm for South Indian temples, architecture and beaches can visit this place.
Places to Stay
One will definitely have to choose Ramanathapuram for lodging as the town lacks proper hotels. Some of the options which can be considered from a traveller’s point of view are Ruby Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Kings Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 880), Hotel Haza Palace (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Ramanatha Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 300) and others.
The official language of the area is Tamil.
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Being located in such a picturesque coastal location, one would not ask for more once here. However, there are additional places of interest such as the Athiyuthu Jamiya Masjid, Pattani Shahib Dargah, Bhagavathi Amman Temple and others.
How to Get There
The major airport near the town is located at a distance of 99 km in Madurai.
The closest railway station is the Rameshwaram Railway Station at distance of 97 km.
Both state-run and private buses ply through this area. Parveen Travels, SRS Travels and KPN Travels are some among those operators. Buses to the area are available from both Rameshwaram as well as Athiyuthu. For online bus booking, log on to Ticketgoose.com and get your tickets.