Attur is a small city in Attur Taluk in the Salem district located in Tamilnadu. It is located 57 kms east from the headquarters of Salem. It is a head quarter of Taluk. The villages surrounding Attur are Ppamasamudram, Palaniyapuri, Kalrayanhills Taluk, and Peddanaickenpalayam Taluk in the east and many more.
Budget Hotels in Attur
Attur offers many comfortable hotels for budget travellers which are near the main bus terminal in Attur for instance VC Lodge Attur (Tariff- Rs 530 onwards) 1 km from main bus stand.RR Plaza Attur (Tariff Rs 318 onwards) it is also closer to the main bus stand.
The official language spoken here is Tamil. English is also spoken.
Events in Attur
Attur celebrates all festivals starting from Ganesh Chaturthi to all other festivals celebrated in Chennai. These festivals are celebrated with pomp and splendour all across Chennai.
Places to See in Attur
There are numerous places one can visit while their visit to Attur. Attur is rich in culture and heritage and as a result it has a number of theatre halls. The NS Theatre and Kaesavan theatre should not be missed. One can also visit the Attur fort which tells you about the history of Attur and last but not the least one can also visit Attur Vellai Pillayar temple and one can see numerous footfalls every day.
How to Get There
The nearest Airport to Attur is Salem Airport which is 55 kms from the city.
The Attur railway station is very near to the main city. However the major railway station in Attur is the Salem railway station which is 60 kms from the city.
Attur New Bus Stand operates buses from here to other part of the city. Many private buses are being operated between Attur to many nearby towns and villages. Numerous travel websites provide discount coupons for bus booking frequently to their customers.
A town located in Karur District of Tamil Nadu, Velayuthampalayam lies at the footstep of the Pugali Malai Arunattan Hill, which houses a temple of Lord Murugan. Located close to TNPL Kagithapuram, Velayuthampalayam is only 3kms away from the River Cauvery. The place is well-known for its temples and sculptures. The famous Smanarkal Cave and remnants of the oldest Tamil script Brahmi, can be seen in the sculptures found in the temples in this town
Budget Hotels in Velayuthampalayam
KVR Hotels, Aarthi Hotels and Hotel Valluvar in Karur (22kms) offer great accommodation options that start at Rs.500.
Tamil is the local language here.
Events in Velayuthampalayam
The annual temple and religious festivals are celebrated here.
Places to See in Velayuthampalayam
Being a temple town, the place has many places of worship. The Arulmigu Pugazhimalai Temple, Sree Mariamman Temple, Pugali-Murugan Temple, Angamuthusamy Temple and Sree Munniapan Temple are located in this town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is in Trichy (87 kms)
The nearby town Pugalur has a railway station
The Velayuthampalayam bus stand connects the town to the neighbouring towns. There are great bus operators like City Express Travels that offers travellers regular bus services to and from the town. You can book bus tickets online from Ticketgoose.com, one of the leading bus booking portals.