Excursions from Kanyakumari to Tirunelveli
are often undertaken by tourists, who wish to visit the city for the many historical places and temples, which are found here. Not all temples are located in the city proper but in the outskirts of the city, within the Tirunelveli district. The most important temples and religious destinations of the Hindus include the Muruga temple, Tenkasi, the Sankarankovil. This apart, there is the very famous Courtallam waterfall. The Courtallam pulls the maximum crowd during the summer season. The water here has healing properties and the scenic beauty is a balm for eyes, tired with the drab sight of city life. Many a south Indian as a well as Bollywood films have been shot in the backdrop of the Courtallam falls.
How Travel from Kanyakumari to Tirunelveli
Journeying from Kanyakumari to Tirunelveli
is most convenient by railways. The distance from Kanyakumari to Tirunelveli is a mere 83 kilometers by roadways. The transportation system in Tirunelveli is indeed very well developed. Being connected via national highways and state roadways to the most important metros of India, almost all sorts of major conveyances are available. Tirunelveli is situated on the National Highway No.7. Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Salem, Tirupati, Nagapattanam, Coimbatore can be accessed directly by the roadways. This apart, the Tirunelveli railway junction is one of the most busy railway stations of South India. Apart from Kanyakumari, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Tanjore and Trichy are the cities from which direct trains are available to Tirunelveli.
Last Updated on 9/15/2011