©

Sivaganga trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Sivaganga

(4.2/5 based on a few reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: religious sites, sightseeing
Sivagangai is a town and headquarters of the Sivaganga district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is also the headquarters of the Sivaganga taluk. The town is located at a distance of 48km from Madurai and 449km from the state capital Chennai. Sivagangai kingdom was founded by Sasivarna Periya Oodaya Thevar in 1730. The town was subsequently ruled by his successors and ultimately by Velu Nachiyar under the stewardship of Maruthu Pandiyar. They were against the British Empire, but ultimately lost to them in 1790. The Company appointed Gowry Vallaba Periya Oodaya Thevar as the Zamindar of Sivaganga in 1801, whose successors continued with chaos until India's independence in 1947. It was under Ramnad district until 1984 and subsequently a part of the newly formed Sivaganga district. The town is known for agriculture, metal working and weaving. The region around Sivaganga has considerable mineral deposits.Sivaganga is administered by a municipality established in 1965. As of 2011, the municipality covered an area of 6.97km2 and had a population of 40,403. Sivagangai comes under the Sivaganga assembly constituency which elects a member to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly once every five years and it is a part of the Sivaganga constituency which elects its Member of Parliament once in five years. Roadways are the major mode of transportation to the town and it also has rail connectivity. The nearest seaport, Thoothukudi Port, is located 189km from Sivaganga, while the nearest airport, Madurai International Airport, is located 53km from the town.
Use our India family vacation planner to plan your trip to Sivaganga and other destinations in India.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Sivaganga

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Sivaganga

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Sivaganga:
Nature, sightseeing, parks
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Wildlife areas, nature, nightlife
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, historic sites, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, beaches, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, nature, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Tamil Nadu

50 days in India BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Ooty BY A USER FROM MALDIVES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Madurai BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in India BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in India BY A USER FROM ISRAEL March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Nagercoil BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kanyakumari BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Ooty BY A USER FROM NEPAL May, romantic, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 1 day in Thiruchendur BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Ooty BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Kodagu (Coorg) & Ooty BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News