Mimisal is a village in the Avadaiyarkoil revenue block of Pudukkottai district, Tamil Nadu. The village is about 61kms from Devakottai. The village is known for its beautiful and picturesque coast. Fishing is the major occupation of the people living here. Being a small village there are not many places of interest here. But travellers can visit the many famous temples in the surrounding villages.
Places to Stay
Being a small village Mimisal has not many places to stay, but there are good accommodation available in nearby Aranthangi such as Mumthaj Lodge and Krishna Lodge. Tariff would start from Rs.400 onwards.
The temple festivals are celebrated in a grand scale here.
Tamil is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Sri Kalyanaramar temple and Sri Vieramahaliyamman Temple are great places to visit within 1km of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Tiruchirappalli (116kms).
Arantangi Railway Station (38kms) is the nearest railhead to this village.
Mimisal Bus Stand has regular bus service that connects the town to neighbouring regions. Private bus operators like Universal Travels and MJT Travels run regular buses to and from the city. Several travel websites lure their customers by giving them discount on bus ticket booking
Aranthangi is a town in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu, and the main attraction of Aranthangi is the ruined fort. It is believed that Aranthangi was earlier ruled by 'Tondaimans and they were the one who had built the fort. Not much is known about Tondaimans but they were the main chieftains who had controlled the entire Aranthangi region during the 15th century. There are many temples in this region.
Budget Hotels in Aranthangi
There are good budget hotels in Aranthangi. Some of them are Hotel Sri Swarnaa Mansion (Tariff – Rs.1000), Rockforrt Ressidency (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Annai Mansion (Tariff – Rs.1000) and Mathura Hote (Tariff – Rs.500).
The official language Aranthangiis Tamil The other languages spoken include English and Malayalam, Telugu.
Events in Aranthangi
Some of the famous festivals and events inAranthangi include Veeramakaliyamman temple car festival (July –August )
Places to See in Aranthangi
There are several places of tourist attraction in Aranthangi . Some of the places include the Shrine of Sri Sithi Vinayagar temple ( 3 kms from Aranthangi), Aranthangi Fort ( 26 kms from Aranthangi) and manchakkarai ayyanar koil (6kms from Aranthangi)
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Aranthangi is the Tiruchirappali Airport. It is located about 60 kms away from the town.
The nearest railway station is the Pudukkottai junction. The railway lies between Chennai and Rameshwaram. There are frequent trains to Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, and Thanjavur.
There are many buses available for interstate and intercity. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include MJT Travels , Sri Renganathan Travels and KPN Travels. Booking a bus ticket in advance will save you a lot of hassle