Arasarkulam is a small village in the Padukottai district of Tamil Nadu. It is not very far from the coast. It is approximately 20 km away from the picturesque highway called the East Coast Road (ECR). Many of the village’s inhabitants work in Malaysia and Singapore. The major city around is Thanjavur at a distance of 92 km.
Places to Stay
Lodging facilities are better in the city of Thanjavur. Some of the budget hotels which are worth exploring are Tamil Nadu Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Lion City Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Ramnath (Tariff – Rs. 900) and Valli Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of Arasarkula is Tamil.
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in Januray, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Places of tourist interest are mostly located in Thanjavur. Some of the places worth exploring are Brihadisvara Temple and Fort, Sri Subramanya Shrine, Annai Vailankanni Shrine and the Thanjavur Royal Palace and Museum
How to Get There
The nearest major airport is the Tiruchirapalli International Airport at a distance of 102 km.
Thanjavur Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 91 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply on the roads of the area. Parveen Travels is one such private operator. Utilise the discounts and offers when you are booking a bus ticket online.