The temple boasts a twelve-tiered 192 ft high Rajagopuram, one among the tallest in Tamil Nadu. This beautiful shrine has exquisite stone carvings adorning its walls. Inscriptions which date back to 8th century can be found in the temple. There is a mirror palace, worth visiting.
Daily, the first garland the lord wears is the garland from Andalís neck of the previous night. This is due to the pastime of her garlanding the lord when she was young.