Rajapalayam is a town that is located in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu. The town is situated about 85 kms southwest of the temple city, Madurai. This small municipal city is known for being an epitome of Indian culture. The place is fondly called Raju by the populace. The town is famous for the a breed of dog, known as Rajapalayam. The town thrives on cotton textile manufacturing.
Budget Hotels in Rajapalayam
There are some good budget hotels in Rajapalayam. Some of them are Ashoka Hotel (Tariff – Rs1,000), Sree Barani Hotels (Tariff – Rs 600), Anandas Rajapalayam (Tariff – Rs.600).
The official language of Rajapalayam is Tamil. The other languages spoken include Telugu.
Events in Rajapalayam
The famous festival of Rajapalayam is Mulaikottu, which is celebrated in August.
Places to See in Rajapalayam
There are many places of tourist attraction in Rajapalayam. Some of the places include Ayyanar Falls (10 kms from Rajapalayam), Sanjeevi Hills (3 kms from the bus stand) Shenbagathoppu Sanctuary (8kms kms from bus stand).
How to Get There
The only nearest Airport is the Madurai Airport. The airport is situated about 80 kilometers away from the town. The airport has two adjoining terminals. The integrated terminal is used for both International and Domestic purposes. Airlines like Jet Airways and Spice Jet operate daily flights from Madurai.
The Podhigai Express, a Super Fast train from Chennai reaches the station every morning.There are many special trains available from Sengottai to Madurai which passes through Rajapalayam.
Rajapalaym has two bus stands - the old bus stand and the new stand, which is on Sankarankoil Road. The three top bus operators providing service to Rajapalayam are Sakthi Travels, Roval Travels and Kallada Travels.
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.