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Beaches

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7DX Theatre

The 7DX Theatre located near Mahabalipuram bus stand screens India's first and only historical 7DX movie, Pallava Dynasty - A time travel.. More...


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Hot. Humid. Summer, 12 months of the year! These are some of the words you may associate with Chennai. But VGP Snow Kingdom, a snow leisure family entertainment centre.. More...


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Places of Interest

Theni : It is the district headquarters and business hub for Cotton, Chili, Grapes and Textiles trade. It is the second biggest weekly market [vaara santhai] in the state and the fourth biggest in Southern India. It is well connected by Rail and Road. Madurai, 80 Km from Theni is the nearest airport.

Andipatti : It is a Taluk Head Quarters. It is made up of number of villages including some hamlets in the Ghat Section of the Varusanadu hill ranges. Andipatti is popular for Handloom Textiles.


Vaigai Dam It is 7 Km from Andipatti, 14 Km from Theni and 70 Km from Madurai.This dam, built across Vaigai River near Andipatti was opened in 1959. The dam is 111 feet high and it can store upto 70 feet of water. The Sylvan Garden here deserves to be called as “Little Brindavan”. The Garden, Play area for children makes it a place to spend peaceful time for both Elders and Children. There is a Government Research center to try varieties of Rice, Soghum, Blackgram, Cowpea and Cotton here. This dam provides irrigation facility for agricultural lands of Madurai and Dindugal Districts.

Mavoothu :  Vellappar temple, built by Kandamanur zamindar, is located atop a peak in Varusanadu Hill at Mavooththu [this means “spring of the mangrove”]. It is 20 Km from Andipatti. The Paliyars discovered the statue of the main deity during the excavation to build the temple. One has to go by foot to reach the temple. Bathing in this spring is believed to cure the most incurable diseases. During heavy rains there will be a gush of rain water from this hill to the foothill. Puja timings: 7.30 to 8.30 am. 4.30 to 5.30 pm.


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