Chennai to sivakasi Buses
Distance 540 KMS
Duration 6 hrs
Boarding Points 190 Chennai
Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu is one of the major cities of south India. An oceanside city, it is equally known for its oldest heritage and culture. It is also one of the prominent historical cities of the country. Also famous for its sambar, the taste of tamil is closely intertwined with the indian ocean covering up large coastal area.. A state widely speaks tamil ruled by dravidians and cholas as capital state now famous for hot scorching climates & heartful people.
Sivakasi is a city and municipality in Virudhunagar District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The town is known for its fire cracker, match and printing industries. The industries in Sivakasi employ over 25,000 people with an estimated turn over of ₹20 billion (US$300 million).
Sivakasi was established in the 15th century during the reign of the Pandya king Harikesari Parakkirama Pandian. The town was a part of Madurai empire and has been ruled at various times by the Later Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, Chanda Sahib, Carnatic kingdom and the British. A major riot during the British Raj took place in 1899.