Sunday, August 14, 2016

Pushpavaneswarar Temple (Poovananathar Temple), Thirupuvanam, Sivaganga – Connectivity

Pushpavaneswarar Temple (Poovananathar Temple), Thirupuvanam, Sivaganga – Connectivity
Thirupuvanam is situated nearby the Temple city of Madurai. It is on Madurai - Rameswaram National Highway and 18 km to the east of Madurai, situated on the southern banks of river Vaigai. By road, Thirupuvanam is at 18 km from Madurai, 25 km from Sivaganga, 27 km from Manamadurai, 40 km from Ilayangudi and Kariapatti. The town straddles the national highway NH49 (Kochi-Madurai–Rameswaram).
It is well connected by roads to the nearby towns and villages. It has rail links to Madurai, Manamadurai and to Rameswaram. The Madurai International Airport is 25 km from the town. The Tamilnadu State Transport Corporation operates buses around Thirupuvanam and the town comes under the operational Area of TNSTC-Karaikudi Region but Hosts a Madurai Region Depot due to closeness to Madurai.
Most of 32 series towns of Madurai belong to Thirupuvanam depot of Madurai region. Town buses are available from Mattuthavani Bus stand. Buses from Madurai to Manamadurai pass through Thirupuvanam. Thirupuvanam is on the Madurai to Manamadurai Train route.

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