Kunrattur, also called Tirunageswaram, is located near Chennai
, at a distance of 8 km from Pallavaram
in Tiruvallur District
. It is famous as the birthplace of the poet Sekkizhar who composed the epic work Periya Puranam.
Nageswarar temple, Kandaswamy temple, Lord Vishnu temple with sculptures of Ram and Hanuman, and a hill shrine dedicated to Lord Muruga are the temples in Kunrattur.
Skanda Shashti in the month of Aippasi (mid October - mid November) and Padi Utsavam in the month of Vaikasi (mid May - mid June) are the main festivals celebrated there.