Places of Interest


Margabandeeshwarar Temple

Virinjipuram - Temple

Sri Margabandeeshwarar Temple, the main deity of this temple is Swayambu Lingam known as Margabandeeswarar.
The Simha teertham, the tank with the lion faced sculpture located inside the temple complex is a nicely built.The most sacred Sive temple at Virinchipuram is popularly knowns as “Bhaskara Kshethiram” because the Sun is said to worship the Linga when its rays faill on it in the month of Panguni. As one enters a little distance into the eastern gate of the gopura he is attracted bya beautiful lion – faced sculpture, in the left side of the Shrine. This is a well with foot steps inside and is known as the “Simha Theertham”.


Vallimalai Murugan Temple

Vallimalai - Murugan Temple

This is the place where Valli Performed penance on Lord Vishnu to have the Hands of Lord Muruga,hence the Sadari Blessing with Lord Vishnu Pada (feet) is offered to Devotees in the temple.