A village in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur district, Valangaiman is also called Valangiman. It is only 10 km away from the nearby town of Kumbakonam. Some of the nearby cities located close to Valangaiman are Thiruvarur (33 km), Thanjavur (46 km) and Nanjikottai (52 km). The temple in the village, Sri Valangaiman Mariamman temple, attracts a huge crowd every day.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Valangaiman. But Kumbakonam, which is only 10 km away has numerous options for tourists like Kasi International Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 500), Sivamurugan Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 900) and Hotel Iyyangar Guest House (Tariff –Rs.1,000).
Tamil is the official language of Valangaiman.
Pongal in January, Puthandu in April, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November are some of the important festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
Valangaiman Mariamman temple is a major attraction in this village. Other places of interest in Kumbakonam include Mahamaham Tank (10.2 km), Sarangapani Temple (11 km), Uppiliappan Temple (13 km) and Adi Kumbeswarar Temple (19 km).
How to Get There
Civil Airport in Tiruchirappalli (106 km) is the closest to the village.
The village has no rail head. Kumbakonam railway station, which is 10 km away, is the closest. However, the major rail head connecting this village is in Thanjavur (46 km).
Buses are available from Kumbakonam, Thanjavur and Thiruvarur. State-run buses cater to passengers on this route. While booking your tickets online, look out for bus booking offer that many bus booking portals provide.