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About tirunelveli

The sixth major urban hub within the state of Tamil Nadu, Tirunelveli is an ancient town on the southern-most tip of India, adjacent to the district of Kanyakumari. This city has a rich cultural heritage spanning many eras, from the classical period in Southern India to the medieval to colonial period. All the different influences on this city and the region have shaped its culture over millennia. \n\nOne of the major attractions of this city is the Nellaiappar Temple, which is considered to be an important holy site for Hindus. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and also Parvati, who is worshipped here in the form of Kanthimathi Amman. There are several festivals held here throughout the year which is meant to celebrate various events in the Hindu calendar. Tirunelveli also has multiple places of interest to explore such as hills, tiger reserves, and bird sanctuaries.

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  • Best time to visit tirunelveli October to the middle of February is usually the best time to visit the city as temperatures are pleasant and ...Read More
  • How to reach tirunelveli Tirunelveli doesn't have an airport of its own. The closest airport to this city is the Tuticorin Airport...Read More
  • Transport In tirunelveli Tirunelveli has an excellent bus network, primarily to connect to smaller towns and districts within this city...Read More
  • People of tirunelveli Tirunelveli has a population of about 473,637 people. A majority of the workforce was employed in the agricult...Read More
  • Languages of tirunelveli Tirunelveli is within Tamil Nadu, with Tamil as the official language. Even in public areas, Tamil would be th...Read More
  • History of tirunelveli Some historians claim that the mention of Tirunelveli in its oldest form has been recorded during the time of ...Read More
  • Culture of tirunelveli Tirunelveli's culture primarily revolves around the Nellaiappar Temple, which dates back to the 7th centu...Read More
  • Weather of tirunelveli Tirunelveli has hot weather throughout the year with the temperatures lowering marginally during the winter mo...Read More
  • Map of tirunelveli Tirunelveli is bordered by the southernmost district in India which is Kanyakumari. Both these districts are r...Read More

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    • Rs.4,842
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      6E-949
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    • 12h 50m
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    • Rs.5,619
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      6E-739
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    • 15h 15m
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    • Rs.5,870
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