Tirunelveli District. It is the sixth-largest municipal corporation in the state. Tirunelveli is located 700 km southwest of the state capital, Chennai and 58 km away from Thoothukudi. Tirunelveli is believed to be an ancient settlement; it has been ruled at different times by the Early Pandyas, the Medieval and Later Cholas, the later Pandyas, the Ma'bar and Tirunelveli sultanates, the Vijayanagar Empire, the Madurai Nayaks, Chanda Sahib, the Carnatic kingdom and the British. Tour place in Tirunelveli, Kanthimathi-Nellaiyapper Temple, Agasthiyar Falls, Manimuthar And Papanasam Dams, Manimuthar Waterfalls, Lord Thirukuttralanathar, Kalakkadu Sanctuary, Karaiyar Dam, Thirupudaimaruthur Temple, Agasthiyar Temple.