V.E. Road, Tuticorin, India-628002
Tuticorin, also known as Thoothukudi, is the headquarter of Thoothukudi District. Being a port city, it is famous for its shipping activities, production of salt and pearl fishing. It is also famed for its temples, mosques and churches that form a major part of Tuticorin sightseeing. The famous pilgrimage spots in Tuticorin are Navathirupathi, Nava Kailasam, Vanathirupathi, Thiruchendur, Kulasekaranpattinam and Manapad. Apart from these religious places, tourists can offer prayers at Vettrivelamman Temple, which is situated in an ancient port city, Korkai. The Panimaya Matha Church and Pari Pauvlin Church are the other two popular shrines that attract devotees from all sects.