Samayapuram is a neighbourhood in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. It is home to Samayapuram Mariamman Temple, which attracts a huge number of devotees from the city as well as from outside. Located just 18 km away from the city centre, Samayapuram has numerous places of attractions for tourists. Its capital Chennai is 306 km away.
Places to Stay
The best accommodation option for tourists and devotees is in Tiruchirapalli. Some of the budget hotels here are Pavai Tower (Tariff –Rs.500), Sri Rengaa Pilgrims House (Tariff –Rs.700) and Vasantha Bhavan (Tariff –Rs.800).
Tamil is the official language of Samayapuram. English is also spoken here.
Some of the major festivals of this place are Pongal in January, Puthandu in April, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Besides the Samayapuram Mariamman Temple, its other major attractions lie in Tiruchirapalli. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple (10 km), Rock Fort (12 km), St John’s Church (20 km), St. Joseph's Church (20 km) and Murugan Temple (21 km).
How to Get There
Civil Airport in Tiruchirapalli, which is located 21 km away, is the closest from here.
The nearest major railhead connecting this neighbourhood to other cities is the Tiruchirapalli Railway Station, which is 13 km from here.
Buses are available from Tiruchirapalli and Chennai. KPN Travels, Abt X Travels, Essaar Travels and MJT Travels are some of the top operators catering to passengers on this route. The number of bus booking sites is increasing by the day. So, whenever you want to book your tickets online log on to anyone of them and get your tickets.