Over 2 million tourists visit Tiruvannamalai every year !

Travel & Tourism industry reaches new heights.Tourism in Tiruvannamalai is increasing day by day and the fame of Arunachala and Ramana Maharishi are reaching millions and millions of people all over the world.

With almost 15 lakh tourists visiting the religious town of Tiruvannamalai in August 2019, it will be putting it mildly to state the nearby economy principally relies upon the travelers.

Improved infrastructure have brought about a increase in the travel industry taking off in a major manner in rustic Tiruvannamalai boosting its economy, official sources said.

The town is celebrated for the Arunachala temple and Ramana Ashram which pulls in both neighborhood and outside sightseers.

The citizens of Tiruvannamalai live at the foot of the popular 800 meter (2,669 feet) high Arunachala mountain, which gloats of a populace of 1.45 lakh (74, 206 guys and 72, 872 females as indicated by 2011 statistics) depends absolutely on the travel industry. As indicated a neighborhood occupant, “The town’s guests swell to about 20 lakh when they land to perambulate the 14 km girivalam around the slope on uncommon days like the pournami (full moon) and Karthigai Deepam. What’s more, it is these explorers and guests who bolster the economy of the town by spending on their different needs. ” “Pioneers originate from everywhere throughout the state and from neighboring states like Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh,” said another inhabitant of Tiruvannamalai.

The girivalam way at first laid by King Vikrama Pandian in 1276 CE was loaded with rocks and thistles till the region organization chose to do its bit to guarantee open to strolling way for the explorers.

Today the way is a tar-beat street which makes strolling agreeable supported by the different shops which dab the whole stretch.

During Karthigai Deepam, the town turns vegan.Visiting outsiders make a direct route to Ramana Ashram where they are sans given boarding and hotel through its various cabins, while numerous free condos additionally give a comparative support of a value.

There are seven known ashrams in the town, yet what draws in enthusiasts looking for gifts are the different ‘sadhus’ and ‘swamy’s’ who live around the arunachala hill.

The more renowned are Ramanashram, Yogi Ramsurat Kumar (Visiri samiyar or hand fan sadhu in Tamil) and Bhagavan Lakshmanaswamy ashram which is known as Arunachala Hrudhayam.

During Karthigai Deepam, the organization makes about 14 brief transport remains on all methodology streets to guarantee that vehicles don’t occupy passerby room inside the town. In any case, the enhancements made on such events only occasionally keep pace with the expanding guest solidarity to the community. At last, the otherworldly the travel industry guarantees that the town and the region have a flourishing economy and the individuals don’t depend just on rural exercises.

Visitor appearances

10 lakhs visited the town of Tiruvannamalai in June 2018.Of them 90,502 outsiders. Tiruvannamalai is the Rome of India.

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