Kavindapadi, a village in Tamil Nadu’s Erode district, is a major producer of sugar. It is also known for its cultivation of bananas and sugarcane. Kavindapadi lies en route to Erode-Sathyamangalam. Appakoodal Road, Bhavani-Kavindapadi Road and Siruvalur-Kavindapadi Road converge at this village. State Highway 15 runs through this area.
Places to Stay
Kavindapadi offers affordable hotels and lodges in its surrounding areas. Some of these hotels include Hotel Pranawas Castle (Tariff – Rs.555), Prakash Residency (Tariff – Rs.254), Vasu Palace (Tariff – Rs.276) and SKS Residency (Tariff – Rs.175).
The official language spoken in Kavindapadi is Tamil.
The important festivals celebrated in Kavindapadi are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Tamil New Year in April, Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of interest in and around Kavindapadi. These places are Ananda Sagaram Lake (4 km), Bhavani (16 km), Gobichettipalayam (14 km) and Nasiyanoor, 16 km away from this village.
How to Get There
The nearest airport, which is the Chennai International Airport, is 395 km away from Kavindapadi.
There is no railway station in Kavindapadi. Erode Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station being 24 km away.
Regular state-run and private buses connect the village of Kavindapadi to surrounding cities and towns. There are daily bus trips from Chennai and Erode to Kavindapadi. You can get an online bus booking offers through TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website.
Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is often referred to as the ‘Garden City’ because of the numerous parks and gardens that dot the localities of the city. It is also considered as a major information technology (IT) hub of the country and thus called the ‘Silicon Valley of India’. Kempe Gowda, a feudal ruler affiliated to the Vijayanagara kingdom, first established a mud fort, which turned out to be the foundation of the present day city. The city passed through a myriad of rulers ranging from the Marathas, Mughals and Mysore rulers before becoming a part of independent India.
Budget Hotels in Bangalore
There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Suntrupthi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 950), Citizen Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 850), The Royal Nest (Tariff – Rs. 900), Vijaya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of Bangalore is Kannada. Hindi, English, Telugu and Tamil are also understood and widely spoken.
Events in Bangalore
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Karaga in April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Easter and Christmas.
Places to See in Bangalore
Some of the places worth trying out in Bangalore are Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Cubbon Park, Bannerghatta National Park,Vidhana Soudha, Seshadari Iyer Memorial, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Bull Temple, ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple, Meenakshi Sundaram Temple, Holy Trinity Church and St. Mary’s Basilica. Wonderla Amusement Park at a distance of 28 km is popular with youngsters and children looking for a break on weekends.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kempegowda International Airport at a distance of 36 km.
Bangalore City Junction Railway Station is the major railway station in the city.
There is bus service running from almost everywhere in south India to Bangalore city. State transport buses as well as private operators ply their buses to and fro the city. SRS Travels, Kallada Travels and SRM, Travels are some of the major operators in the city as well as the region. Do away with standing in ticket counters and opt for online bus reservation facility instead.