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Poolampatti Water Place near Salem

Fortified in the banks of Cauvery, Poolampatti water place lies 40 km away from Salem City and is a Panchayat in the district of Salem in Tamil Nadu. The river separates the district of Salem and Erode by cutting through Poolampatti and Nerinjipettai. The longitude of the place is 78.116 and latitude 10.027. The literacy rate of Poolampatti panchayat is lower than the average national literacy rate with the male literacy rate higher. The chief recourse for income is agriculture and cattle. Poolampatti higher secondary school is located in the road connecting Chitoor to Poolampatti.

Poolampatti Water Place

Raakiampatti, ERumaipatti, Billukurichi, Vellandi valasu are the villages enroute to Poolampatty water place.  The sight of the watered field, women engaging in house hold activities and maintaining the livestock, men in the agricultural field are the routine sights of the Poolampatty village.  Poolampatty side has shallow waters with the fish convulsing at each food thrown.

The idyllic locale offers a congruous point for boat riding across the Cauvery from Poolampatti to Nerunjipettai in Erode. The lush green, the river and the scenery gives a perfect moment to enjoy the boat ride. After the boating, the view from the bridge to revel at the eternal flow of the river is the sole saving grace of Poolampatti. Film shootings of Pownu Powuthan, Mutrugai, Samundi, Rasukutti, Samurai had captured the halcyon spot. Sun TV fame Shiva Shakthi was also shot in Poolampatti water place. Some sets have not been demolished as of yet and the villagers use them for varied purposes. 

Poolampatti Water Place

Vala Gurunagthan Temple lies 3 km west to poolampatty. Sree Murugar temple is a Subramniam temple in Fairlands in Salem. Perumal koil is another temple lying in the vicinity ofS ree murugar Temple. Its exact location is Chinnathirupathy in Salem. There are also churches around Poolampatti like St.Selva Nayagi Annai Church which is in Edappadi and CCEF worship center in Attur, Salem.

Taxi Services in Poolampatti Water Place

Bharathi Call Taxi in Agrahara, Vishaal Travels and Sai Travels in Dadagapatty, City cabs in Arisipalayam, Lemon Call Taxi in Alagapuram, Sree Travels in Meyyanur are some of the taxi providing services around Poolampatti.

Tiffin Services at Poolampatti Water Place

Saravana Parottas in Agraharam, Shrinivasha Hotel in Thammampatti, Sree Annamalaiyar Tiffin Center in Leigh Centre, Gowri Shankar Hotel in Thammampatti are some of the tiffin service providers around Poolampatty.

Marriage Halls Near Poolampatti Water Place

JMB Kalyana Mandapam in Mettur Dam, PRM Kalyana Mahal in Sankagiri, Sri Annamar Thirumana Mandapam in Omalur Katchery, ANC Valarmathi Thirumana Mandapam and PCC Thirumana Mahel in Salem steel plant, Alamelu Thirumana Mahal in Suramangalam,  SV kalyana Mahal in Jagir Ammapalayam,  Vasavi Mahal in Shevapet are some of the marriage hall around Poolampatty Panchayat.

Tourism at Poolampatti Water Place

Albeit the picturesque locale, Poolampatty water place lack the requisite infrastructure to soar high on charts as a tourist destination. The boats are operative only on Sundays for the tourist as for the rest of the day they do not entertain boat ride with only few people. But on inevitable circumstance they operate at higher rates.  The locals are high on request to the officials for parks and other alluring landscapes for the place to woo the tourists.

Poolampatti Water Place

How to Reach Poolampatti Water Place near Salem

Mugadanchavadi, on the way to Salem, to Coimbatore is 140 km. Steering left and driving until Edappadi takes 18 km and Poolampatti is 11 km away from there.

Not to Miss:

A ferry service to Nerinjipettai costing Rs.5 to stroll at the field of cultivated paddy and cotton is something worth seeing once you are in Poolampatty. The bigger boat rates Rs.300 for five people.
Salem, Erode and Coimbatore are the place befitting to stay as Salem and Erode are less than an hour distance and Coimbatore is couple of hours away.

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