Pirantani, a village surrounded by lakes and ponds, is located in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukkottai district. It is a popular offbeat destination. This village has many temples dedicated to the local deities. Pudukkottai is 49 km away from Pirantani and its capital city, Chennai, is 423 km away. Some of its few nearby cities are Pudukkottai, Karaikudi, Pattukkottai and Peravurani.
Places to Stay
Pirantani does not have good hotels in its locality. Pattukkottai located 61 km away from this village provides budget hotels. Some of them are Hotel Sri Gowri Nivas (Tariff – Rs.463), Hotel Royal Park (Tariff – Rs.576), Hotel Vijay (Tariff – Rs.218) and Hotel Ayya Tower (Tariff – Rs.530).
The official language spoken in Pirantani is Tamil.
The important festivals celebrated in Pirantani are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Tamil New Year in April, Ganesh Chaturthi in August, Navaratri in October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Pirantani has many places of interest in and around the vicinity such as religious attractions and lakes in neighbouring places such as Manamelkudi (20 km), Pillaiyartidal (21 km), Ambalpuram (4 km) and Arasarkulam Keelpathi (20 km) away from Pirantani.
How to Get There
Tiruchirappalli International Airport, which is located 96 km away, is the closest from here.
There is no railway station in Pirantani. Arantangi Railway Station, 17 km away from Pirantani is the nearest railway station.
Pirantani is well connected through a network of bus routes from nearby cities such as Karaikudi and Pattukkottai. Travel websites offer discount on bus ticket booking, especially during the festive season