Sunday, August 7, 2016

Ardhanareeswarar Temple, Tiruchengode - Connectivity

Ardhanareeswarar Temple, Tiruchengode - Connectivity
This Shivasthalam is situated 18 Kms from Erode, 32 Kms from Namakkal, 35 Kms from Karur and 40 Kms from Salem. Bus facilities are available from Erode, Salem and Namakkal to go to Tiruchengode. Tiruchengode is famous for handloom/power loom textiles. It is 370 kms, away from Chennai. It is also enjoys good bus connection to most of town and cities in Tamilnadu.
By Road:
There is a road which connects the town and hill top temple. A 2.5 kms of road climbs up the hill and ends in the parking lot in the hill top. The road work started in 1984 with a budget of Rs. 60 lakhs, by the then Tamil Nadu Government. The road was opened to public on 15th May, 1988.
The Devasdanam started bus service to the hill top on 16th Sep, 1988. The road offers several breathtaking views of the town and surrounding areas of the hill. There are four Buses available daily to reach hill top from morning 7.30 A.M to Evening 7.30 P.M.
The town is well connected with Salem, Namakkal, Erode and Karur with frequent bus services. Tiruchengode is well connected by state as well as private buses from Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Mallasamudram, Sankagiri, Rasipuram, Attur, Paramathi – Velur, Komarapalayam, Bhavani, Edappadi, Bangalore, Hyderabad etc.
By Train:
The nearest railway station is Sankari Durg (8 km) & Erode Cauvery RS (16 km). The nearest major Railway Junctions are Erode (23 km) and Salem (46 km).
By Air:
The nearest airport is at Salem (46 km), Coimbatore International Airport (120 km) & Tiruchirappalli International Airport (120 km). 

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