Swamy Nellaiappar Temple and Kanthimathi Ambal Temple is located at a distance of around 2 km from the railway station. The temple has been constructed as per the rules written in agama shastras by Rama Pandian.
Papanasam is a village located in the Tirunelveli District and has a famous temple called the Papanasam Temple. Papavinaseswarar, an incarnation of Lord Shiva, is the presiding deity of this temple.
Tenkasi is known as the Varanasi of the southern region of India. This place is famous for a temple known as the Vishwanatha Temple, devoted to Lord Shiva. The temple is around 500 years old and belongs to the era of the Pandya Dynasty.
The 60 ft Peraruvi (Main Falls) the prominent falls has a deep crater at Pongumakadal that controls the rush of water. Chitraruvi(Small Falls) with a thin flow of water attracts tourists prominently. Tourists can reach Shenbagadevi, Tehnaruvi and the Herbal farm from here by trekking.
At a distance of 16 km from Papanasam and 45 km from Tirunelveli, Manimuthar Dam is an artificial dam in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. This is one of the largest dams in Tirunelveli district and also one of the top places to visit in Tirunelveli.
At a distance of 23 km from Manimuthar and 63 from Tirunelveli, Manjolai is a small hill station in Tirunelveli district of Tamilnadu. Manjolai is set deep in the Western Ghats within the Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve. Situated at an altitude of 1162 m, Manjolai is a perfect summer resort located near Upper Kodaiyar.
At a distance of 31 km from Tirunelveli, Koonthankulam or Kunthankulam Bird Sanctuary is a protected area located in Koonthankulam village in Nanguneri Taluk of Tirunelveli district. This is the largest reserve for breeding water birds in South India and also one of the popular places to visit in Tirunelveli for bird lovers.
At a distance of 12 km from Papanasam, 58 km from Kalakkad, and 60 km from Tirunelveli, Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve is located in the Southern Western Ghats in Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts of Tamil Nadu. This is the second largest protected area in Tamil Nadu State.
At a distance of 21 km from Sankarankovil, 22 km from Kovilpatti, 53 km from Tirunelveli and 88 km from Thoothukudi, Kalugumalai is a panchayat town in Kovilpatti Taluk of Thoothukudi district in Tamil Nadu. This is one of the popular heritage places to visit near Tirunelveli.