Kottaippattinam, a village on the coastal line of Tamil Nadu’s Pudukkottai district, is known for its fishing industry. State Highways 200 and 49 pass through this village. There are numerous lakes surrounding Kottaippattinam on one side and the Bay of Bengal on the other. Some of the nearby cities include Karaikudi, Peravurani, Pudukkottai and Pattukkottai.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in Kottaippattinam. Karaikkudi, which is 71 km away from this village have affordable hotels. These hotels are Golden Singar Hotel (Tariff – Rs.572), Hotel Udhayam (Tariff – Rs.725) and The Hotel Malar (Tariff – Rs.620).
Tamil is the common language spoken in Kottaippattinam.
The most important festivals in Kottaippattinam are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Tamil New Year in April, Vinayak Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few attractions to see in Kottaippattinam. These places are around the village. They include Sempoorani Reservoir (2 km), Thatthani Lake (12 km), Ponpethi Lake (18 km), Elunuttimngalam (21 km) and Mumpalai, 11 km away from Kottaippattinam.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Tiruchirapalli International Airport, which is around 126 km away from Kottaippattinam.
There is no railway station in Kottaippattinam. Arantangi Railway Station is the nearest railway station, which is 45 km away from Kottaippattinam.
State-run and private buses travel to and fro neighbouring cities and towns connecting the village of Kottaippattinam to other major states. There are daily buses from Private bus operators such as JRS Travels from Chennai to Kottaippattinam. Bus booking online facility enables travellers to get to popular destinations without any hassle.