Parvathamalai, which is about 20 km from
, is located at Thenmahadevamangalam village of Thiruvannamalai District
. The famous Parvathamalai Lord Shiva Temple is situated here. This place is visited by numerous devotees for worshipping Lord Shiva
during the pournami (full moon) day.
Polur is located 35 km north of Thiruvannamalai. Thiruvannamalai is an important railway station on the Katpadi-Villupuram meter gauge line.