It is a temple town situated at a distance of 112 Kms from Kanchipuram. An important Shiva temple is situated at the foot hill of a hillock. The Arunachaleeshwara Temple is dedicated to Lingodbhava. It is attractive because of its impressive architecture and sculptures. During the Karthigai Deepam festival celebrated in November-December, a huge fire is lit at the top of the hill and devotees flock the temple and the Ramana Maharishi Ashram, which is another attraction.