It was formerly known as ‘Tuticorin’ lies in the Coromandel Coast of Bay of Bengal. The city is famous for pearl fishing hence known as ‘ Pearl City’. The city was ruled by different rulers named Pandian, Cholas, Dutch, British etc. The city is surrounded by pristine beaches, temples and rich wildlife. Kalakad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kalugumalai Temple, Thiruchendur Murugan Temple are must visit places.
Flying to Thoothukudi: Tuticorin Airport (15.6 km away) offers domestic flights from Hyderabad, Madurai. Tiruchipally, Pune, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad.
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