The cultural town Theni, Tamilnadu

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Hello, Readers, this is my first post to Tripoto!

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The roads of theni

My passion for traveling never stops me from exploring the small towns and villages that are within India. I love to explore what India has first before I could jump for a foreign visit. Even today the cultural background of India is cherished by many tourists from around the world. And being a budget traveler! I'm planning to start up my own blog soon!

Theni is a classic town of mine with plenty of greeneries and of course, it’s a chilly place too! I love spending my childhood at my Maternal grandparents home. The cool breeze and no so fussy people make me visit them every vacation. Theni has always been a place close to my heart!

How to go?

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You will have to travel through the Western region of Tamil Nadu. I traveled 90 Km from the city Madurai. You can spot a small church and a Hindu temple on the hills near Andipatti. Rest there if you are touring on your bike. It’s a great place to relax and interact with the people about the places to visit in Theni.

Top spots near Theni.

While Google can offer you all! Being a trial and error kinda person, I know all the nooks of the town. My recommendations are;

Visit Veerapandi Temple

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Kurangani Hills

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Kumily

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Meghamalai

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Suruli Falls

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Thekkady

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Vaigai Dam

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Kumbakkarai falls

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Theni is not just limited and these are a few must visit places. I love to visit Thekkady. A very relaxing place with beautiful sceneries and to experience local food. The boating is the top attraction. You will be taken on a boat to spot bisons, deer, elephants and other wild animals that come out from the forest to taste the water.

What to taste?

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While there are traditional as well as western food available. I totally suggest you try local foods like Parota and chicken. While they are very common local food in TamilNadu but I have never tasted the one like you can get there. Other local foods include biryani, kola urndai and mutton chukka.

Where to taste.

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Nagar Restaurant

I recommend all by new travelers to taste at these top restaurants that serve lip smacking local foods;

• New Pandiyan Restaurant old bus stand

• Thatti vilas

• Nagar Restaurant

The top cultural temples to visit in theni

As mentioned already there are many cultural places here, and I suggest you to visit gowmariamman temple near the market, veerapandi mariyanm temple and velappar murgan temple. They are well-known spots of there and you can just walk out without visiting here.

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