Thirunagar, a village in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam district, is the birthplace of Thirumangai Alvar. It is famous for its 7-tier Rajagopuram and also an elevated structure. This place is surrounded by Kottagam, Neppathur, and Edamanal, all within a 3-km radius.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Sirkali which is 8 km from Thirunagar. They are Ashokantham Serviced Apartment on Kamban Nagar, 1 km from Sirkali railway station and 2 km from the bus station (Tariff – Rs. 786) and Thanga Inbavalli Residency (Tariff – Rs. 868).
The official language spoken in Thirunagar is Tamil.
The important festival of Thirunagar is Thirumangai Alvar Mangalasasana Utsavam held during the months of January – February.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Thirunagar; they are the Alwar Kurichi Temple (0.4 km), St. Anne’s Church (0.7 km), Ayyanar Temple (3.4 km), and St. Thomas Church (4.5 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is Tiruchirappalli located 130 km from Thirunagar.
Thirunagar is well connected. The nearest railway station is 8 km at Sirkazhi.
As Thirunagar is well known as a temple town, it is well connected to surrounding places. There are many private buses that travel on this route. One such private bus operator is SRS Travels. Online bus booking is a rage with travelers these days because several travel websites provide cheap bus ticket booking facility to its customers.