Thammampatti is a town in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu. It is 74 km from Namakkal and 310 km from Chennai. It is on the border of Salem and Namakkal district. Its nearby cities are Rasipuram, Namagiripettai, and Thuraiyur. Thammampatti is surrounded by Attur, Gangavalli, Kolli Hills, and Uppiliapuram. There are various industries here which have helped build the economy of the region.
Places to Stay
As Thammampatti is a small area, there are not many hotels around. However, there are good budget hotels in Namakkal (74 km) from Thammampatti. Some of them are Hotel Golden Palace (Tariff – Rs.964), Hotel Krishnas (Tariff – Rs.309), KMS Lodging (Tariff – Rs.524), and Vangili International Hotel (Tariff – Rs.831).
The official language here is Tamil.
The important festivals celebrated in Thammampatti are Pongal in January, Chithirai Festival celebrated during April-May, Navaratri in September, and Karthigai Deepam celebrated during November- December.
Places of Interest
As Thammampatti is strategically placed, there are many tourist destinations around this place. They are Yercaud, Erode, Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur, and Namakkal.
How to Get There
Salem airport is 88 km from Thammampatti.
The nearest railway station is 29 km at Attur.
There are daily bus trips from neighbouring cities such as Kadabur. Opt for online bus reservation through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com from the confines of your home.
Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is often referred to as the ‘Garden City’ because of the numerous parks and gardens that dot the localities of the city. It is also considered as a major information technology (IT) hub of the country and thus called the ‘Silicon Valley of India’. Kempe Gowda, a feudal ruler affiliated to the Vijayanagara kingdom, first established a mud fort, which turned out to be the foundation of the present day city. The city passed through a myriad of rulers ranging from the Marathas, Mughals and Mysore rulers before becoming a part of independent India.
Budget Hotels in Bangalore
There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Suntrupthi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 950), Citizen Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 850), The Royal Nest (Tariff – Rs. 900), Vijaya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of Bangalore is Kannada. Hindi, English, Telugu and Tamil are also understood and widely spoken.
Events in Bangalore
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Karaga in April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Easter and Christmas.
Places to See in Bangalore
Some of the places worth trying out in Bangalore are Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Cubbon Park, Bannerghatta National Park,Vidhana Soudha, Seshadari Iyer Memorial, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Bull Temple, ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple, Meenakshi Sundaram Temple, Holy Trinity Church and St. Mary’s Basilica. Wonderla Amusement Park at a distance of 28 km is popular with youngsters and children looking for a break on weekends.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kempegowda International Airport at a distance of 36 km.
Bangalore City Junction Railway Station is the major railway station in the city.
There is bus service running from almost everywhere in south India to Bangalore city. State transport buses as well as private operators ply their buses to and fro the city. SRS Travels, Kallada Travels and SRM, Travels are some of the major operators in the city as well as the region. Do away with standing in ticket counters and opt for online bus reservation facility instead.