A panchayat town in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, Salyalgudi is a located just 3kms from the Bay of Bengal. The education centre for the neighbouring villages, Salyagudi has some good schools that attract students to the town. Salyalgudi, which is located close to Mudukulath and Peraiyur has a hot climate throughout the year. The town’s landscape is dotted with a number of lush green farms.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Salyalgudi. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay atHotel DSF Grand Plaza, Hotel Jony and Hotel Alwin in Tuticorin that offers rooms from Rs.600 onwards.
Annual festivals like Pongal, Dussehra, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here.
Tamil is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Sri Kuzhaliamman temple, Saint James Church and a CSI Church are located with 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Tuticorin
The nearest railway station is at Tuticorin
Salyalgudi bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like SRS Travels and Sri Bhagyalakshmi Travelsrun regular buses to and from the town. Online bus reservation facility has made the process of bus booking in India very convenient.
Thirrukadaiyur is a temple town in the state of Tamil Nadu. Chennai is about 300km from here whereas Karaikal is at a distance of 15km. The original temple of Thirrukadaiyur now known as Thirumeignanam was ravaged by the sea and is now in ruins. The new temple now gets throngs of devotees every year.
Budget Hotels in Thirukadyur
There are a few accommodation options such as Hotel Chella Residency (Rs 1500), Hotel Navaraj Residency (Rs 1500) and Mookambigai Residency Hotel (Rs 1000) that cater to visitors.
Tamil is the primary language spoken. However Hindi is understood.
Events in Thirukadyur
All major festivals like Pongal, Aadi, Diwali, and Eid are celebrated here.
Places to See in Thirukadyur
The places of interest near Thirrukadaiyur are Chidambaram Temple, Sri Vaidyanatha Swamy Temple, and Thiruvidaikazhi Murugan Temple all located within 40km.
How to Get There
Chennai International Airport, located 275km away, is the only main access point to domestic and international destinations.
Thirrukadaiyur railway station is about 250km from Chennai. It has very restricted service and one can go further to other cities only from Chennai.
Thirrukadaitur bus station has regular bus services to Chennai. TNSRTC is the most reliable along with private and local buses and vans. Various bus ticket online booking sites make it convenient for travellers to book their tickets with ease.