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Tharuvaikulam is a costal place located about 12 km north of Tuticorin, in Tuticorin District of Tamil Nadu. Kurukkuchalai lies to the west, Kulattur to the north and Ayyanapuram to the south. There is a Maritech Research Centre at Tharuvaikulam. Koswari Island of Gulf of Manner lies close to this place.

Tharakan's Mayura Thottam (peacock farm) and the house of Chidambaram at Ottapidaram, Kadal Karai Palli and Kutba Periya Palli at Kayalpatnam, Shri Devi Jakkammal Temple at Panchalankurichi and Panimaya Matha Church are some of the nearest tourist attractions.

Nearest airport is Tuticorin Airport and the railhead is Tuticorin Junction Railway Station. By road, Tharuvaikulam can be accessed from Tuticorin.

Updated on 20th August, 2005
District: Tuticorin


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