Thirukkavalampadi (Gopalakrishna Perumal Temple), Thirunangur – Connectivity
This temple is in the village of Thiru Nangur and called as Thirukkavalampadi or Gopalakrishna Perumal temple. It’s about 10 kms away from Sirkazhi. It is one among the eleven divyadesams of Thirunangur Tirupathis. This Temple is located quite close to Thirumangai Azhvaar’s birth place of Kuraiyalur and off the Sirkazhi-Poompuhar road.
The temple is on the Sirkali-Poompuhar route. The devotee has to get down at Annan Koil stop. The temple is 4 kms from this bus stop. Auto facility is available. There are buses from Mayavaram/ Sirkazhi that goes past Thiru Nangur. Direct special buses are available only on special occasions. If you are going in car it is 20 kms from Mayavaram and 10 kms from Sirkazhi.
The road leading to this village is narrow and you might miss the turning from the main road if you are not watchful. Extensive network of roads connect it to Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Pondicherry, Thanjavur and all other major cities. Nagapattinam is located at a distance of about 330kms from Chennai by Road.
Nagapattinam railway junction connects Thiruvarur in the west, Nagore in the north, Velankanni in the south and Karaikal in the east. There is a daily express train to Chennai via Mayiladuthurai and Ernakulam via Coimbatore and it connects all major cities. Nearest Railway Station is located at Sirkazhi.
The nearest Airport is Tiruchirapalli Airport, located 145 km (90 miles) away from the town.