Rajasingamangalam is a town in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu near the Bay of Bengal coast. The district headquarters of Ramanthapuram is the nearest major urban agglomeration at a distance of 52 km south. Those with a longing to check out South Indian temples, mosques, cuisine as well as beaches can try this place out.
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 main events of the village are the 18-day long Throvpathi Amman Temple festival, followed by Pookkuli; Pongal in January, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Easter and Christmas.
Places of Interest
The places of worship which are worth a visit in the area are Arulmigu Throvpathi Amman Temple, Pulavar Appa Tharga, Jumma Masjid, Kailashanather Temple, Arulmigu Arasalavantha Amman Temple and others. You can take a ride to Azhagankulam, 38 km away, on the Bay of Bengal coast and visit places of interest such as the Athiyuthu Jamiya Masjid, Pattani Shahib Dargah, Bhagavathi Amman Temple and others. Another interesting place to visit is Erwadi (62 km away)famous for its dargah, featuring the tombs of saints and rulers and the Erwadi Masjid. It is said that the Erwadi Masjid’s 250 feet high minaret is visible from any spot on the beaches of the district.
How to Get There
The major airport near the village is located at a distance of 119 km in Madurai.
The closest railway station is the Rameshwaram Railway Station at distance of 89 km.
Both state-run and private buses ply through this area. Parveen Travels, SRS Travels and KPN Travels are some among those operators. Online bus ticket booking facility can save you a lot of time and energy.