Thittakudi is a very popular pilgrimage village and has devotees travelling from all parts of South India to pay a visit to their deity. Thittakudi is situated in the Taluk of Pattukkotta in the district of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. Thittakudi comes under the Melmangalam Panchayath and is situated 409 km from Chennai. It is has several famous temples in this region.
Places to Stay
The good budget hotels in Thittakudi are: Tamil Nadu Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), P.L.A. Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Ashok Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Kasi Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Thittakudiis Tamil. Other languages spoken are English and Telegu.
The important festivals celebrated here are Pongal (January), Utsavam (February), Saraswathy Pooja in month of Navratra and Ekadasi Festival every month on full moon’s night.
Places of Interest
Few good attractions here are Thanjavur Royal Palace (4 km), Swami Malai Temple (35 km), and Brihadeshwar Temple (2 km).
How to Get There
Thittakudi does not have its own airport. Civil Airport (81 km) and Salem Airport (118 km) are the closest airports.
There is no railway station at Thittakudi. Arantangi Railway Station or Valaramanikkam Railway Station (9 km), both are close by. Closest main railway junction is Thanjavur Railway Station (78 km).
One can reach Thittakudi by getting down at either the Thanjavur bus stand or the Pudukkottai bus stand which is 37 km from Thittakudi. Tickets can be booked well in advance online through KP Travels or Sharma Travels etc. for the major cities like Tanjore, Kizhumathur or Virudhachalam. Opt for online bus ticket booking to visit all the popular destinations across India.