Kovilur is a divinely-charged sacred place in Sivagangai District
. Located about 3 km west of Karaikudi
, this village is a prominent educational and commercial center of the district. Samivana Kshetra, Shri Vallabha Vannivanam, Veerapandiyapuram, Saalivati and Kalanivaasal are the other names.
The main attractions include Koviloor Aadeenam and Koviloor Temple. Chettinad Palace is an interesting destination.
Tiruppattur, Kandiramanikkam, Kanadukathan, Pallattur, Kottaiyur, Kallal and Amaravati are places within 20 km radius.
Karaikudi Junction Railway Station serves the area. Madurai Airport and Tiruchirapalli Airport are at equal proximity to Kovilur, 76 km away.