An amazing tourist destination, Tirunelveli is located in the state of Tamil Nadu which was widely known as Nellai and Tinnevelly during the British rule. It is one of the sixth largest cities of Tamil Nadu and is divided in four zones named as Thatchanallur Zone, Palayamkottai Zone, Melapalayam Zone and Tirunelveli Zone.
Tirunelveli Travel guide is incomplete without a mention of its religious destinations, natural beauty and rich heritage. Venkatachalapathy Temple, Sankaranainar Kovil, Allagammai Kashi Vishvanathar, Mundanthurai-Kalakad Wildlife Sanctuary, and Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary are the prime attractions of the city. Tirunelveli is positioned close to the southern tip of India and is very eminent for various geographical features. It comprises of 5 geographical territories which include Kurinji (mountains), Marudham (paddy fields), Neithal (coastal), Mullai (forests) and Palai (deserts).