Poonthottam is a small temple village in Kandamangalam of Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu. Highway 23 passes through this village. Villupuram is 166 km away from Poonthottam and its capital city, Chennai is 296 km away. This area lies on the border of Villupuram and Pondicherry. Nearby cities include Nellikuppam, Pondicherry, Vadalur and Cuddalore.
Places to Stay
Ponnthottam does not have hotels in its vicinity. Karaikal, 26 km away from Poonthottam has budget hotels. Some of these hotels are Nandha Lodge (Tariff – Rs.590), Mano Residency Guest House (Tariff – Rs.786), Kumaran Guest House (Tariff – Rs.413) and Paris International Guest House (Tariff – Rs.737).
The official language spoken in Poonthottam is Tamil.
The most celebrated festivals in Poonthottam are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Tamil New Year in April, Ganesh Chaturthi during August-September, Navratri in October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
Poonthottam has many temples in its village. Other places of interest are beaches in Karaikal (26 km), Danish Fort and beaches in Tharangambadi (34 km) and Therazendur 22 km away from Poonthottam.
How to Get There
The nearest airport, Chennai International Airport is located 282 km away from Poonthottam.
Poonthottam Railway Station is within a radius of 1 km from the village center and connects the village to nearby cities.
Poonthottam is well connected through a network of routes to various cities. There are Volvo Sleeper AC buses and Non Sleeper buses to this village. You need not worry about travelling to bus counters anymore, as you can book online bus tickets through TicketGoose.com.