Uthukkottai Tourism

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Uthukottai is a border town and panchayat town in Tamil Nadu, next to Andhra Pradesh, located on the banks of the Arani river. The town features a channel which helps to direct water from the Krishna river for local irrigation. The name Uthukottai is a portmanteau of two Tamil words—Uthu, or "water coming from earth," and Kottai, which signifies the Muslim Zamindars Kottai located there. The village of Surutapalli, where a famous Shiva temple is located, is nearby. This is the only place in the world where the lord Shiva is depicted in a sleeping posture with his wife, the goddess Parvati. Uthukottai is located between Chennai and Tirupathi.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Uthukkottai, which is a city in India. A gripping city on its own right, Puducherry also deserves a visit. Add Puducherry to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Vivekananda House And Museum, Marina Beach, Fort St George. Also, to reach Uthukkottai, you'll have to take a flight to Puducherry; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Uthukkottai.

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Facts and Stats for Uthukkottai*

  • Cost for Essentials in Uthukkottai

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Uthukkottai

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 40.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.64 USD

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