Sempatti is a small historical village in Aruppukottai of Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu. This village has been recorded in history as the place where Muhammed Yousuf Khan, a peasant turned military commander who was also the ruler of Madurai and Thirunelveli, was hanged by the Nawab of Arcot. Virudhunagar is 26 km and its capital, Chennai is 504 km away from Sempatti. Its nearby cities are Sattur, Virudhunagar, Aruppukkottai, and Pallapatti.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Sempatti. However, Virudhunagar (26 km) from Sempatti has good budget hotels. Some of them are Selva Kathir Lodge (Tariff – Rs.196), Anton Lodge (Tariff – Rs.196), Hotel Jeeva (Tariff – Rs.295), and Madhushine Lodge (Tariff – Rs.442).
The languages spoken here are Tamil, Urdu and English.
Important festivals celebrated in Sempatti are Pongal in January, Holi in March, Chithirai Festival in April, Navaratri held in October, and Diwali celebrated in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many places of interest around Sempatti, including Aruppukkottai (7 km) and Puliyuran (3 km).
How to Get There
Madurai airport, which is 46 km from Sempatti, is the nearest major airport.
There are no railway stations in Sempatti. Aruppukkottai railway station is 8.3 km away from here.
There are daily state-owned and private buses from Aruppukkottai, Madurai and Virudhunagar. These two cities connect Sempatti to other states. Opt for online bus ticket reservation through Ticketgoose.com and travel tension free.