Thiruvannamalai is a growing city easily accessible by road and rail. The town has number of reputed educational institutions, and some new colleges are coming up offering technical education. Thiruvannamalai has been now made as a district head quarter with all the newly built collectorate and other associated administrative offices. There are number of decent hotels, lodges, restaurants that provide us comfortable accommodation and neat vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes of south and north Indian preparations; some hotels offer delicious Chinese preparations also.
Thiruvannamalai as a punctual shining spot on the National Map
By road Thiruvannamalai is connected to Vellore, Chennai, Pondicherry, Villupuram, Thiruppathur, Salem etc. From all parts of Tamilnadu these are state run buses throughout the day. The floating population changes the picture of the town everyday.
Arunachalam -Thiruvannamalai is one of the major pilgrim centers in South India. It is situated in 187 kilometers away from Chennai, formerly known as Madras- Capital of Tamilnadu. This is the capital of the Thiruvannamalai District. This town stands on an elevation of 266ft above sea level.
6.5 Sq. Km.
15.5° C to 44.1° C
20° C to 26° C
Tamil & English
Chennai ( formerly known as Madras) is the closest International Airport from Thiruvannamalai, is 4 1/2 hours drive by road