The distance between these two cities is around 0Kms, and can be reached in approximately .Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Salem and Thoothukudi. KPN Travels is a major operator along this route. The first KPN Travels bus starts at , and you can easily access buses till . Minimum fare for bus travel along this route is Rs.0, and the maximum fare is close to Rs.0.
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Salem, a district located in the state of Tamil Nadu, is commonly known as the Mango city, Steel city, Agro city and Electric City. The city gets the name from the word ‘Sela’ or ‘Shalya’ which means ‘the country around the hills’. Poiman Karadu, Mettur Dam, Namakkal, and Tharamangalam are a few sightseeing options in and around Salem. Jama Masjid, built by Tipu Sultan, and situated on the banks of Thirumanimuthu River is the oldest mosque in Salem. Yercaud Hills, a hill station, is located 22 km away from Salem in the Shevaroy range of hills in Eastern Ghats. Places like Siddhar Temple, Kottai Mariamman Temple, Skandhashram, Kothandaramar temple, Sithar Koil, Othumali Murugan temple, Pandurangan Hill temple, Kumaragiri Hill Murugan temple, ISKON, Kariperumal Karadu Hill temple are a few temples located in Salem. Kurumbapatti Zoological Park, Anna Park, Anamarathupatti lake, Paravasa Ulagam, Kiliyur Falls, and Dream Land attracts fair amount of visitors.
Often referred to as Pearl City, Salt Capital of Tamil Nadu and Sea Gateway of Tamil Nadu, the city of Tuticorin is one of the major commercial centres in the entire south India. Tuticorin, also called Thoothukudi, is said to be an ancient city which was ruled by many illustrious dynasties like the Pandyas, Cholas, Malabar Sultanate, Tirunelveli Sultanate, Vijayanagar Empire, Nayaks, Chanda Sahib, Carnatic kingdom, Portuguese, Dutch and the British among others. An important centre of Pear Fishing, Tuticorin is also a major commercial seaport of India. There are about 21 islands in between Tuticorin and Rameshwaram, which are rich with Marine life. The Gulf of Mannar is a protected area and it houses the marine national park. Tuticorin is well connected with all other important cities of the state. Roadways are the best means to travel to the city. There are many buses connecting it with the important cities of Tamil Nadu and neighboring states.