Kottayi village is the native place of the Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar, the doyen of Carnatic music. The place hosts the annual Chembai Parthasarathy Ekadasi Music festival in memory of the great singer in February/March. Renowned singers perform music concerts during the festival.
Nearest railway station: Parli Railway Station, about 9 km; Palakkad Junction (Main Station), about 17 km
Nearest airport: Coimbatore International Airport (Tamil Nadu), about 85 km | Calicut International Airport, about 100 km | Cochin International Airport, about 105 km
Latitude: 10.746969, Longitude: 76.543694