Ettayapuram is a small city located 92 kms from Madurai, India towards famous sea shore temple Tiruchendur. This taluk is exactly in the center of Madurai Tiruchendur route by bus. 92 kms from Madurai and 90 kms to tiruchendur.
This Ettayapuram is the birth place of famous tamil poet Bharathiyar known as "Mahakavi" - meant as "Great Poet " in Tamil. Also, one of the musical trinity of Carnatic music Muthuswamy Dikshidar Samadhi is in ettayapuram.
All buses to Tuticorin (Pearl City) and to Tiruchendur will pass by this Ettayapuram and there are frequent bus services from Madurai. Nearest Raliway Station is Kovilpatti which is 16 kms . All trains from Chennai to Tirunelveli and Tuticorin will stop at Kovilpatti and from there for every 10 minutes bus services are there to reach Ettayapuram.
This is very small village which is around 4 kms circumference.
Bharathiyar Home, Bharathiyar memorial centenary mandapam,
Have a great pump bath from well which are located in the village. If you know swimming, one can enjoy swimming by diving in to the well.