Nagercoil is surrounded by the Western Ghats, has a large population of Non Resident Indians and is the best planned city in the state of Tamilnadu. It’s the only place in Tamilnadu to receive both North East Monsoon and South West Monsoon. The place offers a blend of Tamilian & Keralite cuisine and sports the famous Nanjilnadu cuisine and its economy thrives from commercial fish net manufacturing for both export & also domestic market followed by some cottage industries like coir making, handloom weaving, food processing units etc. It has a research wing of Indian Space Research Organisation.
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Nearby places of interest for a weekend getaway include Padmanabhapuram Palace, Krishna Coil, Udaygiri Fort, Kovalam, Ponmudi Hill Station & Kanyakumari. There is a Bandipur wild life sanctuary situated around 400Kms away from the city. Ullakarvi waterfalls, Kalikesam Jungle, Sanguthurai Beach, Thiruparapu falls, St. Francis Xavier Church and Nagraj Temple are other areas to visit on a weekend too.