A panchayat village in Ottapidaram Taluk in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu, Pasuvanthanai is located close to the Madurai-Thoothukudi National Highway 38. The State Highway 77 passes through this town connecting it with Kovilpatti and Puthiamputhur. Located 35kms from Thoothukudi, Passuvandanai is well-known in the region for the 13th century Arulmighu Kailasanathasamy Temple that is in the heart of the village.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Pasuvanthanai. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Bell Hotel, Hotel Sama and Hotel Soma in Tuticorin that offers rooms from Rs.1000 onwards
The annual festival at the Arulmigu Sri Pathirakali Amman temple and the Chitirai festival celebrated between Mid-April to Mid-May draws people across the state.
Tamil is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Arulmighu Kailasanathasamy Thirukovil, Arulmighu Pathirakali Amman Thirukovil, Sangu Swamy Samathi and the Arulmighu Vadakuvai Selvi Thirukovil are located in the centre of the village near the bus stand.
How to Get There
The Tuticorin Airport is 24km from Pasuvanthanai.
The nearest railway station is at Kadambur
Pasuvanthanai bus stand runs regular bus services. Private bus operators like Yogan Travels runs regular buses to and from the village. Avail of bus booking online offers when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.