Tirunelveli is also called as Nellai which is the major city in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. It is located on the banks of the Thamirabarani River. Agriculture, handloom clothes, and household industries contribute more to the economic growth of the city. Tirunelveli is famous for wind-power generation. It is also famous for its Halwa, a sweet made of wheat, sugar, and ghee.
Budget Hotels in Thirunelveli(Nellai)
Being an important city, there are many good budget hotels available in this region such as Sree Bharani Hotels, Hotel Aryaas, Hotel MNH Royal Park, Hotel Aryaas Residency, TVK Regency, Hotel Afna Park and much more.
Tamil is the native language of Tirunelveli. English is also widely spoken here.
Events in Thirunelveli(Nellai)
Kodaivizha is the important festival celebrated in Tirunelveli in the month of January apart from the traditional festivals of India.
Places to See in Thirunelveli(Nellai)
There are several tourist attractions in and around Tirunelveli such as Sankaran Kovil, Kutrallam, Kattabomman Memorial Fort, Thiruchendur, Papanasam, Manappad, Thuthukudi, Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary, Nellaiappar Temple, Agasthiyar Waterfalls and Temple, Kalakadu Wildlife Sanctuary, Manimuthar Dam and Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary.
How to Get There
Tuticorin Airport is the nearest airport to Tirunelveli at a distance of 46 km.
Tirunelveli has its own railway station which is one of the oldest railway station in India.
There are regular buses available in this region where one can easily travel to Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Thanjavur, Bangalore, Pondicherry and neighboring cities of Tirunelveli. Book your bus tickets online
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