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Monday, August 08, 2011

Know about Chinnalapatti Madurai Dindigul Tourism

Chinnalapatti is a panchayat town in Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Chinnalapatti's economy mainly depends on handloom weaving industry and is known for it. Weaving has been a way of life in Chinalapatti since time immemorial. Now people are producing Cotton (sungudi) saris with Zari borders, these are ideal for daily wear. Sungudi saree industry contains looming, weaving, dyeing and printing units. Sungudi industry is providing livelihood for more than 10,000 people in Chinnalapatti. Although weaving is a significant profession in the town, the textile export and import is the next popular business in the town. Sungudi sarees from Chinnalapatti are being exported to countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and South Africa. The town also has industries which are involved in Wet Grinder assembling, Wire Chair production, Alimarh production, dyeing, etc.

* Vadipatti Matha Shrine

A famous Church known for its miracles. Many Catholics make pilgrimage to this place daily.

* Athoor Kamarajar Dam

Lifeline for Dindigul district, lies in Western Ghats 12 km away from chinnalapatti.

* Double Dutch Resort and Cardamom House

Resorts, situated at the border of Athoor Kamarajar Lake in the Kamaraj Valley on the spurs of the Western Ghats, provides accommodation in elegantly furnished rooms.

* Sirumalai - Hill Resort

Sirumalai which is part of eastern ghats is very close to Chinnalapatti. Resorts in sirumalai are in a very good locations with good natural scenes. The place has a lot of birds and animals and the youngsters can go for trekking and mountaineering here. Sirumali is well known for malai vazhai pazham and medicinal plants.

* Kutladampatti water falls

An amusement park lies in a hill called "Sirumalai" with a natural beauty 7 km away from Kutladampatti near Vadipatti village. The height of the falls is 87 feet. During holidays and festive days thousands of domestic tourists take bath and enjoy the natural beauty. Near this falls a 500-years-old temple dedicated to Goddess Thadagai Nachiamman is there.

* Athisayam Theme park

A water Theme Park situated at Madurai Dindigul Road at PARAVAI, matter of 40 km from Chinnalapatti.

BTW - Chinnalapatti is famous for sungudi sarees.

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