Why should you visit Palani and Tiruchendur two temple towns in Tamilnadu
The Palani Murugan Temple (3rd Arupadai Veedu) dedicated to Lord Kartikeya is situated on a hill overlooking the Western Ghat mountains. The temple is visited by more than 15 million pilgrims each year.
Strategically located at the center of several tourist attractions within a radius of 100 kilo meters including Kodaikanal, Madurai, Pollachi, etc. Winter typically 10 – 25 degree Celsius and Summer between 25 – 38 degree Celsius.
Very well connected by road (NH209) and has direct bus connection with all major cities in Tamilnadu. Palani has a railway station as well that connects Palakkad-Coimbatore-Palani-Dindigul-Tiruchendur. Nearby airports are Coimbatore (105 KMs) and Madurai (100KMs)
Must see places in and around Palani includes, Lord Murugan Temple, Idumban Kovil, Thiru Avinankudi, Kodaikanal (several places), Munnar (several places), Vattakanal falls, Silver cascade falls, Palani Dam, Thirumurthi Dam, Chocolate factory, Amaravathi crocodile Farm, Masani Amman Temple, etc.
The Tiruchendur Murugan Temple (2nd Arupadai Veedu) is one of the ancient temples dedicated to Lord Murugan situated at the south-eastern tip of Tamilnadu facing Bay of Bengal. The temple is visited by more than 10 million pilgrims each year.
Tiruchendur has a weather ranging from 25-40 degree Celsius throughout the year. The town is surrounded by several pilgrimage and tourist attractions that includes Kanyakumari, Nava Kailayam, Nava Tirupathi, several Saiva, Vaishnava pilgrimage centers and the famous Coutrallam Water Falls.
Tiruchendur is very well connected with other parts of Tamilnadu and Kerala. It has direct bus connection with all major cities in Tamilnadu. Tiruchendur has a rail connection to Chennai, Palani and Tirunelveli on a daily basis. Nearby airports are Tuticorin (38 KMs) and Madurai (172 KMs)
Tiruchendur is also a guru-sthalam and ideal place to perform several homas to enhance one’s life opportunities.