Thiruthani is a small hamlet in Thiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu. Also known as Thiruthanigai and Thanigai, it is a pilgrimage centre as it houses several old temples. Thiruthani is a centrally located area with good transportation. It lies on the Andhra Pradesh border and is only 15 km away from the state.
Places to Stay
Thiruthani has a number of budget hotels like Saravana Guest House on Sannathi Street (Tariff – Rs.438), and Mayura Residency (Tariff – Rs.511) on Arakkonam Road.
Tamil is the official language spoken of Thiruthani.
The important festivals of Thiruthani are Thai Pusam in January, Masi Brahmotsavam and Dhavan Utchavam in February, Adi Puram in August, and Tirupugazh Tirupadi Vizha in December.
Places of Interest
Thiruthani has a number of places worth visiting like Madhur Arulmigu Mahishasuramardhini Temple, Nallatur Arulmigu Veera Anjaneya temple, and Arakonam which is 14.2 km from Thiruthani.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Thiruthani is the Tirupati Airport which is 58 km.
The Tiruttani Railway station is only 1 km away from Thiruthani.
Tiruthani is well connected by many buses run by state transport and private bus operators. You can get discounted bus tickets to popular tourist destinations through a number of online bus booking portals.