A town in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu,Puthiamputhur also known as Puthimbatore is well-known for its ‘Readymade Garments’. The town is fondly known as Kutty Japan, ThennagathinTirupur and Readymade City. Once a popular weekly goat market, the town has over the years evolved to become one of the main garment export centres in the state.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels to stay in Puthiamputhur. Tourists visiting the place can stay at Hotel Alwin and Hotel JonyInternational inThoothukudi that has rooms starting from Rs.600 onwards.
The annual festivals like Pongal, Dussehra, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Tamil is the main language spoken in this town.
Places to Visit
Arulmiku Sri Pathirakaliamman temple and the historical 17thcentury tank built by King Veerapandiyakattabomman that is located in the heart of the town area places to visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Tuticorin which is about 17km from Puthiamputhur.
The nearest railway station is at Tuticorin that lies about 16km from Puthiamputhur.
Puthiamputhur Bus Stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like SBT Balaji Travels and Ganesh Travels that offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Browse through several bus booking portals and avail of cheapest bus tickets.