A municipality town in Perambalur District of Tamil Nadu, Perambalur is located in the middle of the state. An agricultural town, Perambalur is well-connected by road as its serves as the junction where NH-45 (Chennai-Trichy) and NH-226 meet. A fast developing town, rich in mineral deposits, Perambalur has a good number of reputed educational institutions.
Budget Hotels in Perambalur
There are many hotels in Perambalur. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Hotel Guru, SS Residency and Vallalar Hotelthat offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Tamil is the Local Language here.
Events in Perambalur
Annual festivals like Pongal, Dussehra, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here.
Places to See in Perambalur
MathanagopalaSwamy Temple, Sivan temple, Mariamman Temple, AdhiSakthiVinayakar Temple, T.E.LS St John Church, ThuraimangalamPallivasaland Mecca Mosque are places to visit in this town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Tiruchirappalli.
The nearestrailway station is at Ariyalur.
Perambalur bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like City Express Travels, Roadstar Express and MJT Travelsrun regular buses to and from the town. By booking bus tickets online you will save yourself a lot of headache.
Madurai is known to be a famous temple city in India. This traditional city is situated on the banks of the Vaigai River. Madurai is a 2500 year old city which became a commercial center after 550 AD. Tourists are attracted by the temples, prosperous arts and crafts. The city is also called the "Athens of the East" for its fantastic architectural monuments. The best time of the year to visit Madurai would be between Octobers to March since the city is extremely hot during summers.
Budget Hotels in Madurai
There are several star rated and budget hotels in Chennai. Some of them are Hotel Padmam (Tariff-Rs.1,409), Hotel Empee (Tariff-Rs.1,089), Sri Annapoorna Tower (Tariff-Rs.1,294) and Kathir Palace (Tariff-Rs.880).
The official language of Madurai is Tamil. The other languages spoken include English, Saurashtra, Telugu, Urdu and Hindi.
Events in Madurai
Some famous festivals and events of Madurai include Jallikattu(Jan), Chithirai Festival (April / May), Float Festival (Jan-Feb)
Places to See in Madurai
There are several places of tourist attraction in Madurai, though the most famous Meenakshi - Sundareswarar temple (52 kms from Periyar bus stand ), Gandhi Museum (4Kms), Kazimar Big Mosque(1km), Thirumalai Nayak Mahal ( 1km from Meenakshi temple), St. Mary's Church ( 2km from Periyar bus stand), Pazhamudhircholai(10Km north of Madurai).
How to Get There
Madurai Airport is situated about 12km away from the Madurai railway station. It offers domestic flight operations to major cities, while international services are limited only to Colombo.
Madurai Junction is considered to be the second largest revenue division in Southern railway next to the Chennai division.
Mattuthavani Integrated Bus Stand is the mofussil bus stand that is located in Mattuthavani, Madurai. The three leading bus operators / Travels that offer extraordinary services are Abt X bus operator, Sharma Tours bus operator, Madurai Radha bus operator. Booking a bus ticket has never been easier as you can book through your mobile as well.