Located in the Toothukudi district in Tamil Nadu, the holy town of Tiruchendur is one of the most visited places in South India. The highlight of this town is the Lord Murugan Temple. Located on the coastline, this temple attracts thousands of tourists from different parts of the country every year. The temple is highly revered as one of the six abodes that are dedicated to Lord Murugan. Tiruchendur tourist places include with some of the best temples, monuments and beaches in the country.
There are many places in and around Tiruchendur that visitors can explore during their trip. Ayyanar Sunai, located 10 km away from Tiruchendur, is one of the best neighbouring places to visit. It is famous for a natural water spring that charms every tourist. Situated around 18 km from Tiruchendur, Manapad is another place of tourist interest. Owing to the number of churches dotting this town, it is named as 'Chinna Jerusalem'.
Visitors coming for a Tiruchendur trip can pay a visit to Tuticorin, the Pearl city, which is located at a distance of 37 km. This place is renowned as an important fishing and pearl diving centre. Situated 85 km from Tiruchendur, Kanyakumari is truly a paradise for nature lovers. It displays all the feats of nature, from mountain valleys and beaches to lush green forests in the interiors.
Apart from visiting these places, there are many other things to in Tiruchendur. Spending time in the beaches, exploring the picturesque locales and savouring the delectable South Indian cuisine are some of them.