(Last Updated on : 08/05/2014)
Rayagiri is located in Tirunelveli district
in the Indian state
of Tamil Nadu
. It is a panchayat town located at a distance of 86 km from Madurai. It is almost 88 km from Tirunelveli towards north. The Madurai - chengottai Highway is located 3 km away from the town. Rajapalayam. Sankaran Kovil and Puliangudi are some of the cities located near to Rayagiri. Agriculture is the main source of income for the people.
Pilgrimage Palaces in Rayagiri
There are many temples located in Rayagiri visited by devotees. Some of the temples here are Mariamman, Kaliamman, Gangaiamman Kovil, Karuppasamy, Madasamy, Murugan, Iyyappan, Muniandi and Esakki. Many Vinayagar temples are also located here. A church adorned with a tall tower can also be seen in middle of the town. The town celebrates many festivals here on a grand scale. The festival of Purattachi is celebrated here during the Tamil Month in Kaliamman, Mariamman and Gangaiamman Kovil temples. The festival of Diwali
is also celebrated with much enthusiasm.
Educational Institutions in Rayagiri
Few schools have been established in Rayagiri for imparting education among the children residing here. Some of the schools here are Aathithanar higher secondary school, girl's high school, Private Kamaraj Matriculation school, Alumni Aathithanar Higher Secondary School and Kumutha Nursery school.
Rayagiri is well connected with all modes of transport. There are busses available for the city. The Ganapathi Bus stand is the nearest bus stand here.
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