Nachandupatti in Pudukkottai District
is located 65 km from Tiruchirapalli
, 80 km from Thanjavur
. This small village is dotted with houses built about 100 to 200 years ago, which are renowned for their architectural simplicity.
Near this village is a small hill temple called Malaikoil (literally means hill temple). The temple is two-storied in structure, with the base dedicated to Lord Shiva and the top floor to Lord Muruga. Thaipusam is an important festival celebrated here which attracts a large number of devotees.
Pudukottai railway station is the nearest railhead.