Tirunelveli is an important ancient city in Tamil Nadu located on the banks of the Thamirabarani River, ruled by the Pandyas for over 2000 years. Famous for its culture and traditions, Tirunelveli is the most attractive city in Tamil Nadu. When you go to Tirunelveli, you can visit many touristic places so that everyone can have a pleasant time.
The city feels proud of the 'Nellaiappar Temple' which is the largest Shiva temple in the state. The temple complex is the main attraction of the city of Tirunelveli. Also visit other temples like Viswamithirar Temple, Thirupudaimaruthur temple, and the Suyambulingam Swamy Temple.
Tirunelveli is also known for its local handicrafts and you can't leave town without shopping for handicrafts. A good place to shop is the Poompuhar Handicraft Sales Mall as it has a wide variety of items at reasonable prices. Don’t forget to buy the famous Tirunelveli Iruttu kadai Halwa – A sweet (Pudding) that is world famous.
Top places to visit in and around Tirunelveli include Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary, Kalakkad Mundathurai Tiger Reserve, Kappal Matha Church, Keezha Thiruvenkatanathapuram, Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple and Keezha Tirupathi.
Visit and get rejuvenated with marvellous creations of nature like the Upper Kodaiyar – a verdant forest, Panatheertham Falls, Agasthiyar falls and the Manimuthar falls.