The historical, architectural, archaeological and cultural remains and exhibits of Kodumbalur, Narthamalai, Kudimiyanmalai, Kunnandar koil, Sittanna vasal, Thirumayam, Peraiyur, and Avudayar koil gives this district a uniquecultural heritage.Pre-historic megalithic burial Urns, Dolmens stone found here, point to the civilization of the Tamils of the past. Sangam literature mentions this zone as a notable place of highly cultured elites. It is presumed that this district had the tag of a princely state from the 17th Century or even before that period. This area is the centre of culture, civilization, art, architecture, fine arts and politics. Hence historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and lovers of art finds an abundance of interest in this area. It can be rightly called as the Treasure House of Tamil Civilization.