Courtrallam going students can visit various wind farms located in the Tirunelveli Districts , The district has hydroelectric power plants together with wind farms, with an installed capacity of 1,089.675 MW; it is one of the major producers of wind energy in the state. The major players in the region includes Enercon WinWinD Suzlon Gamesa RRB and Vestas
Courtrallam is as small, charming town situated at an elevation of about 167 m on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli district.
The waterfalls for which Courtrallam is famous, are formed by a sharp three stage drop of about 91 m (300 ft) by the Chittar river. Several other seasonal and a few perennial rivers such as the Manimuthar River, the Pachaiyar River and the Tambaraparani River originate in this region.
A large number of tourists come here mainly to bath in the falls which are believed to have medicinal properties which has earned Courtrallam the title of the Spa of the South.
Sights to See
The important waterfalls in Courtrallam are: • Main falls (Peraruvi)
• Small falls (Chitraruvi)
• Shenbaga Devi falls
• Thenaruvi (honey falls)
• Aintharuvi (five falls)
• Puli aruvi (giger falls)
• Pazhaya Courtrallam (old falls)
• Puthu aruvi (new falls)
• Pazhathotta Aruvi (fruit garden falls).
Meaning the hall of pictures, this site is dedicated to Lord Nataraja. The walls are adorned with frescoes of rural deities, Puranic stories, etc. This is said to be one of the five places where lord Nataraja performed his cosmic dance, and the wood carvings here are spectacular
Papanasam Hydro Electric Works (46 km): The upper and lower dam and the power house are worth visiting. The waterfalls and the Papavinasar Shiva temple is of great interest. Accommodation: Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Rest House & Cottages. For reservation and permission to visit the project, contact the Executive Engineer, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, Papanasam Hydroelectric Works.
- Suzlon Wind Farm
- Greeninfra power project
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
Oanpozhil (14 km): This temple situated on top of a hillock and is dedicated to Lord Subramanya.
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- 5 km from Tenkasi
- 69 km from Tirunelveli
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- 109 km from Trivandrum
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