Rajapalayam is a city in Tamil Nadu.
Industrial town near western ghats, Connected by few trains from Madurai and Kollam ( Kerala). Well connected by bus routes from Madurai, Sivakasi, Thirunelvel and Courtalam ( Thenkasi ). Rain shadowed area, bit dry.
Mid way to Courtalam Falls from Madurai , 75 km. Stopping point to have your food on your journey. You can find few budget restaurents on your route.
Srivilliputhur - 10 km , an important Vaishanav Temple and one among DIVYA DESAMs( 108) , Birth Place of Kothai -Andal , One of the 12 Alwars ( Vaishnav saints). Also a birth place of Peria Alwar. Both of them wrote no. of Pasurms (Lyrics or Poems)on Lord Vishnu. Their Pasurams been practised in all over Vaishnav Temples in South India and some places in north too.
Important Festivals at "Srivilliputhur" - Car Festival ( Rath Uthsav)in the month of August. Andal Thirukalyanam - ( Divne Marriage )- Festival on April
Eat Parota with delicious salna and famous for Chicken Biriyani. Almost all the shops taste well.
Snacks like mixture, Jilebi, Laddu, kaara sevu, are must to try.
Aravind Herbals, a Herbal Pharmacutical Unit, manufactures herbal Drinks & medicines for the healthy and fitness of Body.