Tourist Places in TIRUNELVELI (Tamil Nadu) – Alwar Tirunagari

Alwar Tirunagari

Alwar Tirunagari: 8 kms. from Srivaikuntam. This little town is situated on the banks of river Thambraparni, which has the celebrated temple of Sri Adinatha Alwar and many other shrines dedicated to other Vaishnavite devotees. In this area are nine Vaishnavite shrine known as Nava Tirupathis. The pillars of the temples have exquisite figures of dancing damsels. There is a unique Nadasiuaram made of stone which is called as Mukhavina said to have been gifted by Krishnappa Nayakar. This instrument is played during the festivals. This village is the birth place of Nammalwar, who is said to have been born under a tamarind tree. He is enshrined under the same tamarind tree in this place.
Tirunelveli is connected by rail and road with many places in South India. State buses operate to all the places including interior places also. Excellent lodging facilities are available at this place. Taxis and autorickshaws can be hired for local transport.

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