Srivaikuntam is located in Tuticorin District
. It is believed that Lord Brahma
selected Srivaikuntam to perform penance to Lord Vishnu
for securing the snatched Vedas from Somuka, an Asura. It is a famous place with a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, enshrined as Srivaikuntanatha. Pujas
(with milk) are done every day. The temple was also used as a fort during the period of Kattabomman.