Tirunelveli

A CITY OF MEDICINAL WATERFALLS AND EXQUISITE WILDLIFE

TIRUNELVELI

Tirunelveli, a 2000 year old city is known for preserving its old traditions. It is the Head Quarters of the Tirunelveli District. The town is located on the West bank of Tamirabarani River .  It is the birth town of 18th to 20th century freedom fighters like Veera Pandiaya Kattabomman, PuliThevar, VeeranAzhagu MuthuKone, V.O. Chidambaram, Veeran Sundaralingam, Subramania Bharathi and Vanchinathan.  The green paddy fields fed by the Tamirabarani River and the tall palm groves add a verdant dimension to the landscape of Tirunelveli District. This district is famous for palm sugar candies and palm leaf handicrafts.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

The small town is best known for its verdant forest, wildlife sanctuaries and sparkling waterfalls. Tourists can enjoy exclusive views of migratory birds at the beautiful hamlet of Koonthankulam and then hike to the tiger sanctuary that shelters some unique flora and fauna within its boundaries. A bath under the ecstatic waterfalls will ease your tired mind and body after a hectic tour of the town on a warm day.  The small town is best known for its verdant forest, wildlife sanctuaries and sparkling waterfalls. Tourists can enjoy exclusive views of migratory birds at the beautiful hamlet of Koonthankulam and then hike to the tiger sanctuary that shelters some unique flora and fauna within its boundaries. A bath under the ecstatic waterfalls will ease your tired mind and body after a hectic tour of the town on a warm day.  

HOW TO GET HERE?

AIR

The nearest airport to Tirunelveli is Tuticorin Airport (TCR) at Vaagaikulam in Thoothukkudi District, 22 km east of the city.

RAIL

Tirunelveli Junction railway station serves the city of Tirunelveli in the state of Tamil Nadu.

ROAD

Tirunelveli is well connected to major cities in India

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