Sunday, July 3, 2016

Sri Vaikuntanathan Perumal Temple (Kallapiran Temple), Srivaikundam, Thoothukudi – Connectivity

Sri Vaikuntanathan Perumal Temple (Kallapiran Temple), Srivaikundam, Thoothukudi – Connectivity
Srivaikundam is in the Tirunelveli-Thiruchendur railway route on the Northern banks of Tamirabarani and the temple is about 3 kms from the station. It is about 30 kms from Tirunelveli, from where frequent bus services are available. Adequate bus-services are available from Tirunelveli / Thiruchendur.
Buses are available from Tirunelveli bus stand to Srivaikundam. The temple is about 30 kms from Tirunelveli. Alternatively if one wants to cover all the Nava Tirupathis, they can even hire a taxi directly from Tirunelveli or can travel by bus till Srivaikundam and then hire a taxi or auto from there for remaining temples.
Srivaikundam railway station is situated on the Tirunelveli-Thiruchendur line. All passenger trains from Tirunelveli stop at this station. The temple is about 1.5 miles from the railway station. From Madras, one can take Kanyakumari Exp (445am arrival), Anantapuri Exp (730am arrival) or Nellai Exp (850am arrival).
The nearest airport is Tuticorin (24.6 Km). Nearest Major Airport to the temple is Madurai Airport which is 156 km away from the temple.

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