Sri Manikanteswara Temple was constructed by Kulatunga Chola King as part of his mission to construct 101 Siva Temple to get rid with the sin of killing Brahmana. Here the Lord is found along with his consort Maragadambika. The temple of Manikanteshwara is very ancient. Archaeologists date this to the times of Rajakulothunga Chola. The temple is famous for its architecture. The legend is that he built 108 temples by ordain of Lord Shiva to relieve him from ‘Brahma Hathya pathakam’ (the sin of killing Lord Brahma). The exquisite sculpture is an added attraction to the temple.
Sri Varadaraja Swamy Temple
The Temple of Sri Varadaraja Swamy Temple makes it a Hari Hara Kshetram. The width and height of compound wall of this temple is commendable and it stands as a land mark in the surroundings. The other temples inside are that of Sri Anjaneya Swamy and the Navagrahas. It is believed that, if newly married couples perform Satyanaraya Swamy Vratam at this temple, then their married life will be everlasting happily and prosperously. At VaradaRaja Swamy Temple the different seva’s are performed like Suprabatha Seva, Sahasranamarchana, Thomalaseva, NityaKalyanam, Snapana Thirumanjanam, Sudarshan Homam and Sri Satyanarayan Swamy Vari Vratham.
Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple
Sri Anjaneya Swamy is one of the most popular gods of Hinduism who played an important role in the incarnation of Lord Rama proved himself as his greatest devotee. Sri Anjaneya Swamy also mentioned in the Mahabharata and some Puranas. He is variously described as an incarnation of Indra, Vayu and Lord Shiva.