Friday, August 3, 2018

Somanathar Temple, Mahendravadi – Connectivity

Somanathar Temple, Mahendravadi – Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 5 Kms from Mahendravadi Railway Station, 8 Kms from Banavaram, 8 Kms from Sholinghur (Banavaram) Railway Station, 10 Kms from Nemili, 25 Kms from Sholinghur, 25 Kms from Arakkonam, 19 Kms from Kaveripakkam, 30 Kms from Kanchipuram, 60 Kms from Vellore, 90 Kms from Chennai and 90 Kms from Chennai Airport. Take the Kanchipuram - Arakkonam road and take diversion on the left and travel further in the Senthamangalam - Nemili road. From Nemili proceed further in the Nemili - Banavaram road. Mahendravadi is located in the 8th km on Banavaram-Nemili road.  You can also reach Mahendravadi via Kanchipuram – Arakkonam road. Take left turn from Pinnavaram towards Nemili village to reach Mahendravadi.
Mahendravadi is well connected by bus to the nearby towns Nemili, BanavaramSholinghur and Arakkonam. Every 30 minutes to 45 minutes the buses ply operated by state government transport corporation and private bus operators. There is a railway station called Mahendravadi at about 5 Kms distance. However, the frequency of train is very less. Banavaram (Sholinghur) railway station is the nearest railway station where Lalbaugh Express (Chennai-Bangalore), Kaveri Express (Chennai-Bangalore), Yelagiri Express (Jolarpet-Chennai), Katpadi-Arakkonam Passenger, Arakkonam-Bangalore Passenger & Jolarpet-Arakkonam Express. For the past few years sub-urban train service has been extended from Katpadi to Chennai as well. Frequently you will find share auto's runs between Nemili to Banavaram. Hence reaching Mahendravadi is just like in frequency of 10-15 minutes.

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