ancient Sivan Tirukkovil enshrines several sculptural marvels. The
presiding deity Siva worshipped in His linga form is unusually big
and exceedingly grand. The walls are decorated with the carvings of
human and animal figures of supreme artistry. The tower is profusely
embellished with the enchanting adorable figures of exquisite
craftsmanship. Another marvel that strikes the eye is, the stone
made lotuses that rotate when moved. Some of the big images, like
Yali contain in their mouths rotating stone balls, which are fixed
inside but rotate, when moved. Many more fascinating carvings, like
tortoise, fish, crocodile on the walls are specimens of exquisite
sculptures detain the visitors
long and entertain them with worth-seeing marvels. The life size
stone images of Rati and Manmatha, Vali and Sugriva leave a lasting
impressions on the visitors.
lies 24 km off Salem commanding bus services always.