Tirunelveli, Nellei or Tinnevelley, is an enchanting city located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This region was ruled by the Cholas for a longer period of time. During their reign, intricately carved splendors were built that included the forts and the temples. Today, the devotees from all the faiths flock to these alluring shrines to pay respects to the divine powers.
Tirunelveli is elevated 154 feet above the sea level and spans a gross area of 170 sq. km. Its land is a rough terrain in a majority. The Tamirabarani River flows through the city and is the prime source of irrigation. The climate of the place is classified as temperate. It faces searing summers with an average temperature of 38°C and the pleasant winters with an average temperature of 17°C.
There are beautiful attractions located in the city of Tirunelveli. Intricate Hindu shrines like Nelliappar Shiva Temple, group of Pancha Sabhai Temples, Nataraja Mandir and much more never fail to draw the people on a large scale. Also, the bustling markets of Tirunelveli catch the attention of the visitors.