Renowned for its power weaving mill and electric power substation, Veeravanallur is in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district. Veeravanallur is derived from two Tamil words “veera” meaning courage and “nallur” stands for good town. Bhoominatha Swamy temple, which is one of the oldest in Tamil Nadu, is one of the main attractions of the city.
Places to Stay
As Veeravanallur is a small town, there are very few hotel options nearby. Tirunelveli, around 30 km away from the town has plenty of good budget hotels like Hotel MNH Royal Park (Tariff – Rs. 1000 onwards), Sri Janakiram Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 650 onwards), Nainar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600 onwards) and Sri Bharani Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 750 onwards).
Tamil is the main language spoken in the area.
Some of the events celebrated in this town are Pongal in January, Dasera in September/October and Deepavali in October/November.
Places of Interest
Kadayammam Temple, Vandimalaichi Temple and Kambalathammam Temple are some of the popular tourist attractions in Veeravanallur. Manjolai (34.4 km), Panagudi (50.2 km), Maruthur (40.6 km) and Palayamkottai (29.4 km) are other nearby places of interest.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is Tuticorin Airport that is 30.2 km away. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport which is 116 km away is another option.
Tirunelveli railway station, which is 42.8 km, is the major railhead that connects Veeravanallur with other important cities. However, the nearest railway station is Nazareth railway station that is 12.5 km away.
Buses ply daily from Krishnagiri, Chennai, Hosur and Tirunelveli. The best bus operators on this route include SRS Travels and Sree Lakshmi Travels. Opt for online bus ticket booking to visit all the popular destinations across India.