Nammakkal also known as Namagiri is a petite little city, located in the state of Tamil Nadu. Although a small time city Namakkal has made large strides in terms of growth and development and is the first ISO 14001-2004 certified municipality in Asia for environmental management. Besides having a rich historical background, Namakkal is also fondly referred to as Educational City, Egg City, Poultry City and Transport City. These adages clearly reflect the commercial nature of the region and hence, tourists visiting the region will find an elegant blend of the past and the present in the varied historical structures and present commercial institutes.
Being far ahead of its contemporaries, Namakkal offers superior connectivity to the rest of South Indian regions and India. The region was recently blessed with broad-gauge railway line; besides the varied bus services which form offer a web of connectivity. Namakkal to Chennai, Namakkal to Bangalore, Namakkal to Coimbatore, Namakkal to Madurai and Namakkal to Trichy are some of the popular bus routes. There are hordes of tours and travel agents who offer bus bookings from Namakkal, apart from the online ticket booking sites, which have made life much easier for frequent travelers. Buses too come in varied specifications, ranging from AC Volvo buses to Non-Ac buses, to please varied taste buds.
Namakkal is a city of pretty industrious nature and as such can prove to be monotonous for the locals over a while and as such comes the need to getaway from the region for the weekend or so. Namakkal has quite a few interesting regions located in close vicinity where one can head to for some relief from the hum drum life. F