Near by Temples

Vivekananda Rock Memorial Built in 1970, this memorial is dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, the greatest social reformer and saint that India has produced. Swami Vivekananda had meditated on the rock where the memorial stands today at the end of 1892 before his departure for Chicago to participate in the World Religious Conference in 1893. A meditation hall is also attached with the memorial. Timings : 8 am to 4 pm

Gandhi Memorial  On Gandhiji's birthday ( October-2nd ) the Sun rays fall on the spot where his ashes were placed before immersion.

Guganathaswamy Temple This 1000 year old temple is said to have been built by Raja Raja Chola. It is near the railway station.