Palarivattom or Palarivattam is a region in the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala. It is part of the district of Ernakulam. It is a commercial area, which has gained importance when the district's administration was moved to the nearby suburb of Kakkanad.
Places to Stay
There is a government run guest house for tourists, Yathri Nivas, KTDC (Tariff – Less than Rs.1000) near to Suburban complex. There are also a number of hotels, including and Narayani Lodge (Tariff – less than Rs.1000),Hotel Paragon (Tariff – Less than Rs.1000) and Westway Hotel (Tariff – Less than Rs.1000).
Malayalam is the official language of Palarivattam.
Places to Interest
Some of the places to see in Palarivattam include Raja Rajeswary temple, Hari Hara Sudha temple, the church of St John The Baptist, St Martin de Porus church, new mosque and the Jawaharlal Nehru international stadium.
How to Get There
Kochi airport is the nearest airport to Palarivattam (25 kms).
Palarivattam Junction railway station is a major railway station in the district of Ernakulam.
Some of the best bus operators that offer a good experience for passengers traveling to Palarivattam include Kallada Travels and Shama transport. Online bus booking sites have made it possible for travellers to get their bus tickets with ease.
Pollachi , is a town situated on in the Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu. This town is located 40 kms away from city of Coimbatore. The climate of Pollachi is pleasant throughout the year since it lies close to the Western Ghats. The pleasant place is famous for jagerry and fresh vegetables. The name Pollachi has been derived from the Tamil word Porull Aatchi" which means the land of wealthy government.
Budget Hotels in Pollachi
There are good budget hotels in Pollachi . Some of them are Sakthi Hotels (Tariff – Rs.1000), Royal Park Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Sri Krishnan Residency (Tariff – Rs.1000) and Nivethas Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1500).
The official language of Pollachi is Tamil The other languages spoken include English.
Events in Pollachi
Some of the famous festivals and events in Pollachi include Utsavam or Annual Festival (March) and Bajanotsavam (August).
Places to See in Pollachi
There are several places of tourist attraction in Pollachi. Some of the places include SubramaniaSwamy Thirukoil ( 6 kms from Pollachi.) Alagunachi Amman Temple ( 7kms from bus stand), Ambarampalayam Dargah ( 7 kms from bus standi), Aliyar Dam, ( 10 kms from Pollachi) and Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary (18 kms from bus stand).
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Pollachi is the Coimbatore Airport. It is located about 48kms away from the town.
Pollachi has a railway junction. The major routes from this station include Coimbatore to Pollachi , and Dindigul to Pollachi.
There are two bus stations in Pollachi. The bus services include only city limits and interstates.Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include ABT X Travels ARC Travels and Porkalam Travels. Volvo bus service is available to any popular tourist destinations across India.