Tourist Places in TIRUNELVELI (Tamil Nadu) -Tuticorin: (48 kms.)


Tuticorin: (48 kms.) This is an ancient port and terminus of Southern Railway, engaged in a flourishing trade with Sri Lanka and other foreign places. It has huge areas covered by many chemical industries, salt producing fields, Pearl diving and fishing industries. The Church of our Lady of Snows is famous for its golden chariot festival. The 20 metre high chariot is covered with sheets of gold. The festival is celebrated in August and devotees of all caste and creed in thousands assemble here.

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