Puliyampatti is a small rural area in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Madurai at a distance of 40 km north-east. Another regional urban hub close-by is Virudhunagar at a distance of 21 km south. Those with a desire to explore various South Indian temples as well as taste mouth-watering South Indian cuisine can visit this place.
Places to Stay
Being a village, the place does not have a great variety when it comes to places of lodging. However Madurai city has a couple of good budget hotels. Some of these places which deserve mention are MR International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Tamil Nadu Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Duke Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Taj Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and others.
The official language of the area is Tamil. English is also understood in certain places such as hotels.
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The village in terms of tourist sites has got nothing much to offer. Some of the places which are worth visiting in the neighbouring urban hub of Madurai are Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal, Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, Alagar Koyil and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Madurai Airport at a distance of 35 km.
The closest railway station is the Madurai Junction railway Station at a distance of 40 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses pass through the area. Parveen Travels is one of the major operators in the area. You can board your buses from Madurai if you are bound for Puliyampatti. When you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com avail of online bus ticket booking offers.