Thirukoshtiyur is a very small village located in the area of Tirupattur on the way going to Sivaganga in the state of Tamil Nadu. Thirukoshtiyur is a very popular place for Vaishnavites. Thirukoshtiyur is famous for its temples, built in the times when Pandyas used to rule over Kerala.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Thirukoshtiyur. Some of them are Hotel Sangam (Tariff – Rs 1000), Hotel Surprise (Tariff – Rs 1000), Royal Court (Tariff – Rs 1000) and Aakaash Villa (Tariff – Rs 500).
The official languages of Thirukoshtiyur are Tamil and Telugu. Other languages spoken are English, Kannada and Hindi.
The important festivals of Thirukoshtiyur are Velankanni Festival and Music Festival, Tayagaraja Festival and Dance Festival at Thirukoshtiyur.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Thirukoshtiyur. Some of them are Bheeman Falls (38 km from Tirupattur, 45 km from Thirukoshtiyur), Javadi Hills (35 km from Tirupattur), Thirukoshtiyur Temple (2 km from Thirukoshtiyur) and Sri Sowmya Narayana Perumal Thirukovil (3 km from Thirukoshtiyur).
How to Get There
Thirukoshtiyur is well connected towith Tirupattur. The closest airport is in Madurai and is 75 km away; the airport is easily accessible from Tirupattur.
Thirukoshtiyur can be reached by getting down at the nearest station which is Madras Central which acts as a hub in this city. People can get reach Thirukoshtiyur also by getting down at the other busy railway junction i.e. Chennai Egmore and Tambaram which is 37 km from Tirupattur.
Buses are available to Thirukoshtiyur from Tirupattur, which is 9 km away. There are private bus services available from bus operators such as KP Travels and Sharma Travels to Thirukoshtiyur. Cheap bus tickets are available on several travel portals like Ticketgoose.com.