Located in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu is the coastal village of Uvari. It is celebrated as a place of miracles, numerous temples and churches. Cities near Uvari include Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari.
Places to Stay
Uvari has limited options for accommodation and Tirchendur has more places. It is 40 km away and a few popular hotels here are Hotel Udhayam International (Tariff –Rs 1400), Chendur Residency (Tariff –Rs 700) and Chitra Park Hotel (Tariff –Rs 500.)
The local language is Tamil. Other languages that are spoken and understood here include Telugu and English.
Pongal, in January, is celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
The Kappal Matha Church (in Uvari), the Sri Swayambulingawami temple (in Uvari), St. Andrews Church (in Uvari), Kanyakumari (45 km from Uvari) are popular tourist attractions.
How to Get There
Uvari does not have an airport of its own. The airports that are closest to Uvari are in Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram.
The railway station that is closest to Uvari is at Tirchendur which is 40 km away from Uvari.
Uvari has a bus stand of its own with buses that connect to cities nearby. These include Coimbatore, Kottayam and Pallam. There are a few private operators that run their buses on these routes. Get discount coupons for bus tickets by logging on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking portal.