Chandrasekharar Swami Tirukkovil is a highly revered shrine situated at , about 30 km from Pondicherry
. It is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva
and Goddess Kali
Lord Shiva rests here with three faces featuring Moon God, Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu. This is an enormous temple, noted for a holy tank. Apart from the main deity, the temple houses all the Shaivite deities. Although the temple is in ruins, it attracts thousands of devotees.
Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park is the nearby attraction.
Pondicherry Railway Station is easily accessible.