Nagapattinam is a southern most district in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is to be noted that the southern most districts of Tamil Nadu are Nagapattinam, Rameshwaram and Kanyakumari plus the the district of Thiruvanthapuram in Kerala are dotted with many Lord Shiva temples. Among the 275 temples listed in the Paadal Petra Sthalangal , 7 temples are located in this particular temple.
People from far and near visit these temples with great devotion and dedication. Shivarathri day is marked with great festivity in all these temples. It is to be noted that all the auspicious days and religious important days observed with great significance in these temples. These temples can be easily accessed through roadways.
These listed temples are as follows. It is to be noted that Thirunaagaikaaronam, Nagapatnam Nagapatnam town, south bank of Cauvery. Sikkal temple is located at a distance of about 5 km west of nagapatnam, it is on the south bank of Cauvery. Thirukkolili, Thirukuvalai temple is located at a distance of nearly 25 km southwest of nagapatnam, it is about 19 km from Tiruvarur.
On the other hand, Tiruvaimoor temple is located at a distance of approximately 3 km south of thirukuvalai above. It is perfectly situated on the south bank of Cauvery. Thirumaraikkadu, Vedaranyam temple is situated on the south of Nagapatnam, south of Cauvery. Agathiyanpalli temple is located at a distance of about 2 km south of Vedaranyam on the Kodikkarai Road. Thirukkodi, Kodikkarai temple is situated at Point Calimere, it is just 9 km south of Thirumaraikkadu.