Thengapattanam is not only an important tourist destination but also a major trading hub. The city lies in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. It is 726 km away from the capital city of Chennai and the district headquarters, Kanyakumari, is based at a distance of 51 km. Some of the major attractions this place boasts of are Swamy Kasi Viswanatha Temple, Thiru Koli, Thengapattanam Beach and Badrakaliamman Temple.
Places to Stay
The town has abundant budget hotels and lodges. Some of the options which are worth-trying out are Chidambaram Hotel (Tariff-Rs.500), Pandian Hotel (Tariff-Rs.600) and Arun Hotel (Tariff-Rs.400).
Tamil is the official language of this town.
Some important festivals of this region are Ugadi (April) and Ganesh Chaturthi (August).
Places of Interest
Some of the notable highlights of this place are Swamy Kasi Viswanatha Temple, Thiru Koli, Thengapattanam Beach and Badrakaliamman Temple.
How to Get There
Trivandrum International Airport based at a distance of 90 km is the nearest major airport from this town.
It has its own railway station called the Thengapattanam Railway Station.
Both state buses and private buses operate in this region. One of the major private operators, Laxmi Travelers, runs its buses in this region. Making use of bus ticket offers are the best way to save money while travelling.