September 17, 2021

25 Best Places to Visit in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin)


Top Tourist Attractions in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin)

Thoothukudi, is a port city, a municipal corporation and an industrial city in Thoothukudi district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The city lies in the Coromandel Coast of Bay of Bengal. Thoothukudi is the capital and headquarters of Thoothukudi district. Thoothukudi is traditionally known for pearl fishing and shipping activities, production of salt and other related business. This is a port city in the southern region of Tamilnadu. This is a natural port, from this place freedom fighter V.O. Chidambaranar operated the Swadeshi shipping company during the British rule.

Best Places to Visit in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin)

  1. Panchalankurichi
  2. Ettaiyapuram Palace
  3. Ayyanarsunai
  4. Kazhugumalai Temple
  5. Kulasekaranpattinam
  6. Panimaya Matha Church
  7. Adichanallur
  8. Kayalpattinam Seashore
  9. Kayathar Monument
  10. Korkai
  11. Manapad Church
  12. Meignanapuram church
  13. Navakailayam
  14. Papanasam
  15. Cheranmahadevi
  16. Kodaganallur
  17. Kunnathur
  18. Murappanadu
  19. Srivaikundam
  20. Thenthirupperai
  21. Rajjapathi
  22. Senthapoomangalam
  23. Navathirupathi
  24. Panchalankurichi
  25. Thiruchendur

Best Time to Visit in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin)


How to Reach Thoothukudi (Tuticorin)

By Air

The Tuticorin Airport is located at Vagaikulam, 14 kilometres (9 miles) from the city centre.

By Rail

The Southern Railway Division includes Thoothukudi, which is connected to Chennai, Mysore, Coimbatore, Okha, and Tirunelveli.

By Road

NH7A, which connects Palayamkottai and Ettayapuram, is the city’s main thoroughfare (also called Madurai road). Ramanathapuram road or East Coast Road and Thiruchendur road are connected by National Highway 45B in India. Thoothukudi, as a port city, offers a number of container truck transit options.

Animesh Sharma

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