Vayalur village is located 9 km west of Tiruchirappalli. This place is also known by different names such as Kumara Vayalur, Adi Vayalur, Vanni Vayalur and Agnishwaram. There are many temples; among these the Skanda Temple dedicated to Lord Subramanya is famous.
The nearby tourist attraction includes Uyyakkondan Hill and Somarasan Pettai.
There are regular buses which ply to Tiruchy. The nearest airport and railway station are at Tiruchy.