Thulasiyapattinam is a small village located 26 km from Vedaranyam, and 53 km from Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu. It is situated near Bay of Bengal, and thus it is very humid. Thulasiyapattinam is surrounded by Muthupettai, Thalanayar, Vedaranyam, and Kottur. The nearest city is Thiruthuraipoondi, which is 13 km away.
Places to Stay
There are some reasonable hotels in Nagapattinam, which is about 53 km from Thulasiyapattinam. They are Sea Horse Hotel near the bus stand on Public Office Road (Tariff – Rs.700), Golden Sand on Netaji Road (Tariff – Rs.500) and Hotel New Tamilnadu on Thonithurai Road (Tariff – Rs.800).
The people here speak Tamil.
The important festivals held here are Pongal held in mid-January, Shivrathri in February- March, Aipasi Annabishekam held in October- November and Tirukarthikai celebrated during November-December.
Places of Interest
There are many places of interest around Thulasiyapattinam like the Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health in Velankanni (40 km). This church attracts a huge number of people from different faiths throughout the year.
How to Get There
Civil Airport is the nearest from Thulasiyapattinam (108.7 km)
The nearest railway station is at Tilaivilagam (11 km).
There are many state-run and private buses to Thulasiyapattinam. Avail of bus ticket booking coupons through Ticketgoose.com and save your money when you travel.