Kalainathaswamy Temple is located at
, Virudhunagar District
, on the banks of the Gundar River
. Vira Pandya had built this sepulchral shrine (Pallipadai) at Pallimadam for his brother Sundara Pandya, a famous Pandya ruler. This shrine was earlier known as Pallippadai Sundara Pandya Isvaramudayar Kovil, now it is called Kalainathaswamy Kovil. It is a unique sepulchral temple of its kind in Pandya Nadu. Nearby attractions include Bhuminathaswamy Temple
and Ramana Maharshi Ashram.
Madurai Airport is the nearest airport.