Temples & Other interesting Places
1. Sri Arunachaleswarar Temple
The famous Hindu Temple known as “Arunachaleswarar is one of the biggest temple in South situated at the foot of the hill on eastern side. The extent of the temple is 10.4 hectares.
Every month on full moon day lakhs of people used to circumulate the Holy hill having a distance of 14 km. During the month of November / December the famous Karthigai Deepam festival is being celebrated roughly 10 lakhs of people from all over the country used to visit this town to see “Maha Deepam” being lighted at the top the Holy hill.
2. Sri Ramanashram (in Chengam Road)
The Ramanashram was established in the year 1922. The present site was a bunal place in olden days where Maharishis mother was buried in 1922. & Ramana Maharishi was also buried here. This ashram is provided with very large meditation center having piligirms from Inter-national level. There is another ashram named “Sri Seshathiri Ashram” is situated by the side of Ramanashramam. Sri Seshathiri Swamigal is said to be Guru of Sri Ramanar.
3. Sri Yogi Ram Surath Kumar Ashram
Sri Yogi Ram Surath Kumar Ashram is situated in Chengam Road (inside) popularly used by people for meditation purpose.
4. Sathnur Dam
Sathnur Dam is situated at a distance of 20 km in the southwest direction. This dam is famous for its recreation attracts tourists from all over the country. This dam was constructed across the river “Thenpennair”
5. Thiruvikrama Narayana Perumal Temple
The famous temple named Thiruvikrama Narayana Perumal Temple (Ulagabadi Perumal) is situated at Tirukoilur at a distance of 36 k.m. in the south of this town.
Thiruvarangam is situated in South direction at a distance of 20 km from this town. This temple is famously known as Adi Arangan.