Sirumugai, a town in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, dates back to the period of Tippu Sultan. What started off as a famous Rayon industry and sustained until the early 1990s, has now been converted into a hand-woven saree market under the brand name, Kora Patu. This saree industry has generated lots of employment for the locals in the region. Sirumugai is 46 km away from Coimbatore and 478 km from Chennai, its capital city.
Places to Stay
People visiting Sirumugai prefer booking hotels in Coimbatore as there are decent good budget hotels in the city. Some of the hotels are AP Hotel (Tariff – Rs.825), Dee Royal Nest (Tariff – Rs.890), Hotel Aiba Regency (Tariff – Rs.825), and Hotel Cheran (Tariff – Rs.627).
The official language spoken in Sirumugai is Tamil.
The important festivals celebrated in Sirumugai are Mahashivratri held during February-March, Holi in March, Navaratri in October, Dussehra and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are no places of interest in Siurmugai. However, this area has a lot of hill stations around that are worth visiting. Some of the attractions are Coimbatore, Kotagiri, Coonoor, Wellington, and Ooty.
How to Get There
Coimbatore Airport, located 43 km away from Sirumugai, is the nearest airport.
There is a railway station situated in Sirumugai. However, the Mettupalayam Railway Station, located 10 km away from Sirumugai, is the nearest from here.
There are many state-run and private bus operators that run on the bus routes connecting Sirumugai to other nearby cities and towns. Parveen Travels provide daily bus trips from Chennai to Sirumugai. Ticketgoose.com has several operators on its site that enables bus booking in India.