TIRUNELVELI --- THE NAME FAMOUS FOR HALVA.
Tirunelveli is situated in southern end of Tamil Nadu, India. It is not only famous for Halva (a delicious dish) but also for name in Tourism, Education and for freedom fighters.
Tourism: Famous Nelliappar temple, situated in Tirunelveli Town, was built by a Naiker King. We can see beautiful sculptures inside the temple. Goddess Nellai Gandhimadhi Amman resides with God Nellaiapper in the temple.
Kuttralam is a famous place for tourist people located around 50 km from Tirunelveli. The southern end point Kanyakumari is also located around 80 km from Tirunelveli. Bird sanctuary, Tiger reserve forest, Koodankulm atomic power station are other places around Tirunelveli.
Education: The south India’s Oxford---the name is given by people to Tirunelveli district. According to the name in and Tirunelveli and Palayamkottai we can see many educational institutions.
The famous M.D.T. Hindu College Hr. Sec. School in which famous National Poet Mahakavi Barathiar studied is located in Junction. The 100-year-old St. Xavier College, STC college (first women’s college in India), St. John’s College, and many schools are located in Palayamkottai.
Many freedom fighters like Kattabomman, Pulithevar, Va Yu Chidambaranar, Veera Vanchinathan, Bharathiar, and many more came from this soil only.
The famous Tamiraparani river is running here to fulfill the need of the people in the district.
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