Pillayarpatti is a small village in the Annavasal taluk of the Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu. It is located 13 km to the west of the district head quarters, Pudukkottai; and 399 km from state capital, Chennai. Pillayarpatti is famous for its magnificent temple of Lord Ganesh. Temple-lovers will love this place.
Places to Stay
Being a village, there are no significant places to stay. Good budget hotels are available in Karaikudi (16 km away). Some of them are The Bangala (Tariff – Rs. 1,100), Golden Singar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and Hotel Udhayam (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
The official language of the area is Tamil.
Being a temple town, Pillayarpatti celebrates a number of festivals. Some of them are Ganesh Chathurthi, Karthigai and Thiruvaathirai (in the Tamil month of Margazhi). Another 10-day festival honoring the goddess Kongu Nachiamman, is celebrated in the month of Vaigasi.
Places to Visit
Some of the places to visit are Karpaka Vinayakar Temple, Gokarneswarar Temple in Pudukottai (42 km), Kaallaiyar Koil (40 km), Madapuram (71 km) and Pattamangalam (15 km).
How to Get There
Civil Airport, Tiruchirappalli (48 km) is the nearest airport from Pillayarpatti.
Tiruchchirapali Railway Station is a major railway station (36 km away from Pillayarpatti).
Some of the best bus operators that offer good experiences for passengers traveling to Pillayarpatti include CTS Travels & Tours and Neeta Travels. State-run bus operators are known to operate in this area. Check out for bus ticket discounts when you book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com.