Pottalpudur is a village in Kadayam taluk in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. It is located 37 kms towards west from the district head quarters Tirunelveli and 664 kms from state capital Chennai Virasamudram (2 kms), Therkkumadathur (3 kms), Keela Ambur (4kms), Kadayam (4kms), Kadayam Perumpathu (4 kms) are the nearby villages to Pottalpudur.
Places to Stay
Good budget hotels are available in Tirunelveli (45 kms). Some of them are Sri Janakiram Hotel (Tariff - Rs.650), Hotel MNH Royal Park (Tariff - Rs.1000) and Sri Bharani Hotel (Tariff - Rs.750).
Tamil and Urdu are the most spoken languages here.
Kanduri festival is a very popular and revered festival attracting throngs of devotees from all faiths.
Places to Visit
The biggest attraction of this place is the oldest dargha built around the year 1674. Pottalpudur dargah attracts not only the Muslims but Hindus and Christians also in equal numbers. Other places to see are the Ujjain Mahakali Temple, Sri Durga Parameswari Temple, and Sri Gangai Amman Temple.
How to Get There
Trivandrum International Airport (69 kms) is the nearest airport to Pottalpudur.
Tirunelveli Railway station (39 kms) is the nearest major railway station to Pottalpudur.
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