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Tamil Nadu : Tiruchendur
Tiruchendur, the secluded beach in the serenity, houses an excellent looking Murugan
temple, on the sea shore. The architectural style and grace of the Gopuram will surely
create an impression. The deity, Subrahmanya or Karthik, is worshipped in the celestial
Murugan temple. The unlit cave of Tiruchendur also entices many.
Tuticorin: Located at a distance of 35 km from Tiruchendur, Tutikorin, is a foremost and
well known port city of India. A number of ancient Churches in the proximity welcome
Christian tourists to this place.
The chief profession of the local people of Tuticorin is pearl collection. Production of SPIC
fertilizers and salts are quite popular businesses of Tuticorin. Fisheries are also there in the
Tuticorin is well connected to Chennai, Bangalore, Thirunelveli and other cities by railways
and by road.
Hotel Somanath, Sri Ramaiah Lodge, Hotel Mariss, Hotel Alwin, Hotel Vishaka, Hotel Soma,
Hotel Pearl city and Hoel Geetha International are the notable places where tourists can
stay at comfortably.
Manapad: Manapad, about 18 km away from Tiruchendur, is a place where St. Francis
Xavier landed and had stayed for quite some time in an adjoining cave. The Holy Cross
Church resembles the True Cross of Jerusalem and was built in 1581.
The festival which is celebrated during September (1st- 14th) attracts huge number of people
from faraway places.
How to reach: Tiruchendur can be accessed from Chennai, Coimbatore, Thirunelveli,
Rameshwaram and Kanyakumari by bus.
Check our hotel booking links below for photos, rates, options and online bookings.