Sankarankovil is said to be the most beautiful temple towns of the Tirunelveli district. This district which has an old city charm is famous for its huge historical significance since some of the temples in this place are more than 1000 years old. Sankarankovil is situated 56 kms away from the Tirunelveli District and 40 kms east of western Ghats hill. The town is also called by other names such as SNKL and Sangai. There a two temples of Shiva and Parvathi. It is believed twice a year sunrays do fall on the plinth.
Budget Hotels in Sankarankovil
There are several good budget hotels that are easy on your pocket. Some of the good hotels are Applettree Hotel 1 (Tariff –Rs 1,900), Hotel MNH Royal Park (Tariff –Rs.500), Nainar Hotel (Tariff –Rs.1000) and Sree Bharani Hotels (Tariff –Rs 500 to 1000).
Tamil is the main language spoken in the region.
Events in Sankarankovil
Adi Thapasu" festival is most famous festival celebrated in Sankarnkovil. The other festivals include Chithhirai Bramotsava (July), Adi thapasu festival (August), Iyppasi Thirukkalyanam festival ( October) and Theppam floating festival (Febuary)
Places to See in Sankarankovil
Kalugumalai (21 kms from Sankarankovil), Kuruvikulam Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple (15 km from Sankarankovil), Sri Sankaranarayana Swamy temple (close to Sankarankovil bus stand) and Sankaralinka swamy Smetha Gomathiambal temple.
How to Get There
The only nearest airport is situated at Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram. These airports offers domestic and international flights.
Three passenger trains pass through Sankarankovil. Sankarankovil railway junction is situated at Chennai Egmore –Sengottai line. Pothigai express is a daily train that connects Chennai and Sankarankovil.
Sankarankovil has bus terminus located at Rajapalayam and Thirunelveli roads. The Rajapalayam bus stand is considered to be the old bus terminus and this offer services to interstate and interregion, while the other bus stand only servers the local town. You can now book your bus tickets from a number of travel portals checking out for the best bus ticket prices.
In Thoothukudi district of the southern state of Tamil Nadu is the town of Arumuganeri. The place has a number of good schools here. Rice cultivation is the major source of livelihood for the people in this town.
Budget Hotels in Arumuganeri
There are some hotels in this town which offers a comfortable and convenient stay. Numerous hotels ranging from costly ones to budget hotels are distributed over the place. Some of the popular ones near to the town are: Poovar Island Resort, Estuary Island, New Ideal Panchakarma Centre, Ideal Ayurvedic Resort, Abad Harmonia Ayurvedic Beach Resort, Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort, Hill And Sea View Ayurvedic Beach Resort, Bakers Resort, Turtle On The Beach and Jeevan Beach Resort to name a few.
Tamil is the official language of Arumuganeri.
Events in Arumuganeri
Pongal in January, Chitthirai Festival in March-April, Adi Peruku in August-September and Diwali in October-November are celebrated with great fanfare in this place.
Places to See in Arumuganeri
Arumuganeri people mainly can make use of some entertain places close to them. Thangam talkies (Movie theatre), Beaches close to them (Kayal beach, Thiruchendur beach), Kamaraj Park etc., are some entertain spots. There are a few places for tourist in this town. One can visit the scenic beaches close to this town. These beaches are Kayal beach and the Thiruchendur beach. One can have a nice time in these beaches and enjoy the sun and the sea. Fishing is also an occupation in this place.
How to Get There
The Tuticorin airport is the closest airport to this place. It is located at a distance of 20 km from this place.
Arumuganeri consists of two railway stations (Arumuganeri, Kayalpattinam). There are trains running to different places from this town.
There are no. of buses will pass through this way to various places in over South India and Tamil Nadu. Bus facility for any location all over Tamil Nadu can available here, also some other state through bus available here. People using bus facility form Palli vasall-center heart of Arumuganeri (called as junction or centre place). The number of bus booking sites is increasing by the day. So, whenever you want to book your tickets online log on to anyone of them and get your tickets