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Thirunelveli, or Nellai, is in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.


  • Nellai gets water from Tambravarni river and is generally not posed with water scarcity, unlike Chennai.

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  • It is located about 160 km from Madurai.

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  • You have a few good hotels that go up to 3 star mid-range category and nothing beyond.


  • Weather is hot and not very humid.

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  • Kanyakumari. The place where the Indian Saint Vivekenanda meditated on Goddess Kanyakumari the consort of Lord Siva, is about 90 km from Nellai.
  • Swamithoppe. The place where Ayya Vaikundar carried out his six-year penance.
  • Thiruvananthapuram, capital of Kerala. A place of almost surrealistic green landscapes and temples and backwater streams, vast coconut groves is about a 100 km away. Like Kanchipuram, this place houses many famous and ancient temples that possess phenomenal historical and heritage value. Most famous among them is the Nelliappar Gandhimathi temple, a temple of Lord Shiva.

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