Needamanglam is a beautiful town in the district of Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu. Needamanglam is the Headquarter of the Taluk Needamanglam and is about 318 km from Chennai. In the 18th century, Needamanglam was called ‘Yamunambapuri’. There are many picturesque villages nearby.
Places to Stay
There are several good budget hotels in Needamanglam. Some of them are Hotel Asha Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Selvies (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Thailammai Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Kasis Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Needamanglam is Tamil. Other languages spoken here are English and Telegu in some parts of Needamanglam.
The important festivals celebrated here are Amman Kovil Thiruvilla in the month of Chhtra-Vyaas and Guru Peyarchi every Thursday of the month.
Places of Interest
Few noteworthy attractions in Needamanglam are: Darasuram (34 km), Navagraha Sthalas (23 km), Thiruvarur (27 km), and Kodavasal (14 km).
How to Get There
To reach Needamanglam one has to get down at the Civil Airport (85 km) and take a taxi forward.
Needamanglam Railway Station is the only station here with regular trains to Chennai.
There is a bus stand at Needamanglam from where one can get buses to all the major parts of the cities. Tickets can be booked well in advance with private agents like Bhagyashree Travels or KP Travels to reach major cities like Kumbakonam (24 km) or Darasuram (24 km) etc. Avail of bus ticket booking discount coupons from Ticketgoose.com when you buy your tickets online.