A town located in Karur District of Tamil Nadu, Velayuthampalayam lies at the footstep of the Pugali Malai Arunattan Hill, which houses a temple of Lord Murugan. Located close to TNPL Kagithapuram, Velayuthampalayam is only 3kms away from the River Cauvery. The place is well-known for its temples and sculptures. The famous Smanarkal Cave and remnants of the oldest Tamil script Brahmi, can be seen in the sculptures found in the temples in this town
Budget Hotels in Velayuthampalayam
KVR Hotels, Aarthi Hotels and Hotel Valluvar in Karur (22kms) offer great accommodation options that start at Rs.500.
Tamil is the local language here.
Events in Velayuthampalayam
The annual temple and religious festivals are celebrated here.
Places to See in Velayuthampalayam
Being a temple town, the place has many places of worship. The Arulmigu Pugazhimalai Temple, Sree Mariamman Temple, Pugali-Murugan Temple, Angamuthusamy Temple and Sree Munniapan Temple are located in this town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is in Trichy (87 kms)
The nearby town Pugalur has a railway station
The Velayuthampalayam bus stand connects the town to the neighbouring towns. There are great bus operators like City Express Travels that offers travellers regular bus services to and from the town. You can book bus tickets online from Ticketgoose.com, one of the leading bus booking portals.
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.