Weekend Trip to Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu
Summer 23 to 37°C
Winter 17 to 30°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 424 kilometers / 6 h ,37 m
Best Time To Visit
A major tourist destination and pilgrimage located in the state of Tamil Nadu, Nagapattinam is noted for its cultural and historical significance. Nagapattinam is once a thriving constituent of Cholamandalam. The 6th century Nagapattinam Kayaroganam Shiva Temple was constructed by Chola Kings. The town has a long pristine beach attracting leisure and adventure lovers. The beach is perfectly ideal for adventure sports and beach entertainments such as boating, beach volleyball, Catamaran rides and water theme parks. Besides, there is a light house and a mini museum that offers majestic view of the beach. Some popular attractions in Nagapattinam include the 17th century Dutch Fort, Velankani Church and Nagore, a prominent Islamic destination with a renowned Sufi Shrine and Dargah. There is a popular temple dedicated to Shani (Planet Saturn), which is located close to Nagapattinam.
How to Reach Nagapattinam
The railway station at Nagapattinam is located within the city premises. Nagapattinam is well-connected to all major cities in India via Tiruchirapalli and Chennai.
Tiruchirappalli Airport is the nearest airport to Nagapattinam. It is located at a distance of 150 kilometers from Nagapattinam. The airport is well-connected to Bangalore and Chennai via regular flights. Taxi cabs play between Tiruchirappalli and Nagapattinam.
The National Highway number 7 connects Bangalore and Nagapattinam. The best is to hire a taxi cab if you are travelling via road. The journey from Bangalore and Nagapattinam will take around 6.5 hours to 7 hours. Nagapattinam is well-connected to major cities and towns in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.