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Sivakasi[1] is a town in Tamil Nadu, India.

Get in

By air

Sivakasi is located 75 km south of Madurai. There are direct flights from Mumbai (Bombay), Chennai (Madras), or Bangalore to Madurai. It is located 17 km west of NH 7 (Sattur) It is located 26 km west of NH 7 (virudhunagar) It is located 21 km west of NH 208 (srivilliputhur)

By bus

It is well connected to all parts of Tamil Nadu by bus. Bus service is available from Sivakasi to Madurai throughout the day.

SIVAKASI TO SALEM TIME AT 07.40 SIVAKASI TO SALEM TIME AT 19.00 SIVAKASI TO ERODE TIME AT 06.30 Many buses are running between sivakasi and Madurai. Many buses are running between sivakasiand tuticorin. Many buses are running between sivakasi and thrichy. Many buses are running between sivakasi and tirunelveli. Many buses are running between sivakasi and coimbatore. Many buses are running between sivakasi and tirupur. Many buses are running between sivakasi and dindigul. Many buses are running between sivakasi and Bodi. Many buses are running between sivakasi and Theni. Many buses are running between sivakasi and sattur. Many buses are running between sivakasi and sankarankovil. Many buses are running between sivakasi and srivilliputhur. Many buses are running between sivakasi and virudhunagar. Many buses are running between sivakasi and rajapalayam. Many buses are running between sivakasi and rameshwaram. Many buses are running between sivakasi and palani. Many buses are running between sivakasi and thenkasi. Many buses are running between sivakasi and sengottai.

Bus Timings from Sivakasi To Coimbatore: 6:50, 10:20 AM, 12:30 Noon, 1:25, 8:30, 9:10, 10:10 PM. To Trichy: 3:15, 5:30, 6:00, 7:45 AM, 12:40 Noon, 3:10, 4:20, 5:40, 8:40 PM. To Dindugul: 5:20, 7:52, 9:50 AM, 2:55, 7:50 PM. To Karaikudi: 3:55, 5:00, 9:00 AM, 12:45 Noon, 2:45, 3:00, 7:57PM, 12:00 Midnight To Rameswaram: 6:50, 8:20, 10:20 AM, 1:40, 4:45 PM To Tirupur: 9:07 AM, 8:35 PM To Palani: 7:07 AM To Virudhunagar and Madurai 24 Hours Bus service available (Once in every 10 Minutes) To Chennai: 18:30 PM : State Transport 18:30 PM : Parveen Travels 18:30 PM : Sonai Meena 18:30 PM : Muthu Mari Travels 19:30 PM : Parveen Travels

  • Sivakasi Bus Timings, [2].

By train

Trains to all major cities of India are available from Virudhunagar junction which is 25 km from Sivakasi.

From Sivakasi railway station

Now Pothigai Express Train No[2662]from Sengottai to Chennai Egmore is running on all days via Sivakasi at 9PM. And also Chennai Egmore to Sengottai [2661] is also running on all days via Sivakasi at 6AM.

Twice Daily Passenger - To Madurai via Virudhunagar, Tirumangalam

Twice Daily To Tenkasi via Srivilliputhur, Rajapalayam, Sankarankoil

Recently Passenger - From Sengottai to Erode via via Thenkasi,Sankarankoil,Rajapalayam, Srivilliputhur,Sivakasi,Virudhunagar,Madurai,Dindigul,Karur

  • Sivakasi Train Timings, [3].

Get around

You can get around Sivakasi in

  • Taxi & Tourist Van
  • Auto Rickshaw
  • Mini Bus

See

  • "Kasi Viswanatha Swamy" Temple
  • Sri Badrakaliamman Temple - The Rajagopuram is believed to be the tallest of all kali temple towers in the state.
  • Sri Mariamman Temple
  • Ninranarayanaperumal koil, Thiruthangal, Sivakasi
  • Printing Press
  • Fireworks Industries
  • Safety Match Industries

Do

Sivakasi is also known for printing industry and match boxes and its highly industrious nature and was given the nickname Kutty Japan (meaning "Little Japan" in Tamil) by Jawaharlal Nehru.

Sivakasi may be called as "A town of three industries", namely - Printing / Offset Printing Press - Pyrotechnics (Fire Works) & Crackers - Safety Matches & Color Matches

Sivakasi town is known for its fireworks manufacturing reputation and offset printing machines of which is has the second largest number in the world, next to Guthenburg, a city in Germany.

Newspapers: Dinathanthi, Dinamalar, Dinakaran, Dinamani & all leading Tamil & English dailies are available at Bus station & City centre.

Cable: To know the happenings of the City. Local Cable TVs are telecasted nearly at all Lodges.

Internet Cafe: Sify cafe are at main areas in the City. BSNL - Dataone Broadband is also available at many places.

Cinemas

  • Adlabs Cinemas
  • Thangamani Cinemas
  • Palaniyandavar Cinemas

Theatres

  • Palaniandavar Theatre
  • Adlabs Ganesh Theatre
  • Adlabs Balaganesh Theatre
  • Thangamani Theatre
  • Rasi Theatre
  • ChinnaKani Theatre

Major Festivals

  • Panguni Pongal(Apr 1/2 week)
  • Chithirai Pongal(May 1/2/3 week)
  • Karthigai(Nov/Dec)
  • Aathirai(Dec/Jan)

Rivers in sivakasi vaippar Arjuna kiruthamal

Dams around sivakasi Annaikuttam dam vembakkottai dam Floakkal dam Nenmani dam Kullursanthai dam Irukkankudi dam

Tanks in sivakasi Chinna kulam tank Periakulam tank Pannier tank Mariamman temple tank Senkulam tank

Granite Quaries In sivakasi

 Many Quaries are found around Sivakasi

Muinicipality

 Sivakasi is a special grade municipality

Buy

Eat

The list of Hotels in Sivakasi:

  • Bell Hotels & Lodging
  • DOSA Corner
  • Karpagam Hotel
  • Kali Das Mess
  • Vijayam Mess
  • Hotel Palson
  • Hotel Murugesh
  • Hotel Aruna & Vasanth
  • Hotel Chidambaram
  • Hotel Pandy-by-night
  • Hotel Appans
  • Hotel Megha
  • Selvam Mess
  • Appans Hotel
  • Kathick Hotel

Sweet & snack shops

  • Ayyanar sweets and snacks thiruthangal road
  • Velayutham sweets and snacks main bazaar
  • Nandhini sweets and snacks thiruthangal road
  • Tamilnadu sweets and snacks opp to bus stand
  • Ayankar sweets and snacks near ratnavilas bus stop
  • Malgudi Mitahi


the eatables are Parotta Dosai, Idli chips pakkodaa halwa milk products Tea, Coffee, Vadai

Drink

  • Ayyanar Iceland
  • Kanmark soft drink in all petty shop
  • Pandiyan Iceland
  • Vinayaka Iceland
  • Velayutham Iceland
  • Ganesh coffee bar

Bar and Restaurant

  • Hotel Chidambaram
  • Muhil Bar and Restaurant

Sleep

  • Sri Sivasakthi a/c Lodge (code:04562 PH: 226833)
  • Sakthi Complex (Lodge) (code:04562 PH: 221172)
  • Bell Hotels & Lodging
  • Hotel Palson
  • Hotel Murugesh
  • Hotel Aruna & Vasanth
  • Hotel Chidambaram
  • Nadar Lodge
  • Bala Krishna Lodge
  • Thai Lodge
  • Arun Lodge
  • Sapna Lodge
  • Sangeetha Lodge
  • Pandiyan Lodge
  • Palaniappa Mansion

Resort

  • Deepak's enclaves


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