Salem is a fast developing industrial city in Western Tamil Nadu in India. Positioned at the base of the famous tourist destination of Yeracud hills, Salem is surrounded by a natural arena of hills. Salem is also the hub of flourishing textile industry. The city is also famous for stainless steel, automotive, poultry and the sago industry, There are some sites of scenic beauty namely Kilyur Falls and the majestic Kavery peak. In last few years Salem has gained name and fame as a leading commercial city with the modern infrastructure including shopping malls, theatres, educational institutes, famous Periyar University and Water Theme park. Salem is multicultural city with many temples, mosques and churches. Tharamangalam temples, Sri Kottai Mariamman Temple with its unique architecture are worth visiting. The fort area of Salem is the oldest part of the town.
A lot of business tourists from US come to Salem to see historic temples natural beauty and business opportunities. Salem is one of the main producers of customary silver anklets, which are popular with the women here. The Leigh Bazaar market abounds with international visitors and shoppers. The city has rich heritage as well as lively culture. All the hotels in Salem are equipped to offer world class facilities to the international traveller. Salem has a small airport, which is located on Salem-Bangalore Highway 7 at Kaamalapuram near Omalur which is nearly 20 minutes drive from the main city. The nearest major airports are at Tiruchchirapalli (135 km) and Coimbatore (159 km).The closest International airports are at Chennai and Bangalore.
International Travellers now search for Salem flights tickets via Chennai. Tourist’s book cheap flights to Salem well in advance and can even travel from Tiruchchirapalli airport by road. Internet is replete with cheap air tickets to Salem through Bangalore. You can also go for Salem flights booking online via Coimbatore.