Papanasam Hydro Electric Works (46 km): The upper and
lower dam and the power house are worth visiting. The waterfalls and the
Papavinasar Shiva temple is of great interest.
Accommodation: Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Rest House & Cottages.
For reservation and permission to visit the project, contact the
Executive Engineer, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, Papanasam
Kalagumalai (60 km): This is the site of the superb 5th century sculptures and frescoes created by Jains.
Sri Kasi Viswanathaswamy Temple, Tenkasi (6 km): This Shiva temple, built by the Pandyas, contains some exquisite sculptures and numerous inscriptions.
Manimuthar project (49 km): This is one of the largest power projects in Tamil Nadu. Water falls, park and swimming pool are of interest here.
Sankaran Koil (40 km): An interesting temple where the presiding deities are both is hal Shiva and Vishnu
Oanpozhil (14 km): This temple situated on top of a hillock and is dedicated to Lord Subramanya.