Thalapureeshwarar Temple, a sacred Shivasthalam, is located in Kanchipuram
, about 10 km from the southern banks of the Palar River
. The principal deity of the temple is lord Shiva
as Thalapureeshwarar or Panangattunathar with the goddess Thalapuri Nayagi. Sage Agastya
and his disciple Pulathiyar are worshipped in the temple. Belief is that, Thalapureeshwarar possesses the power of restoring the eye-sight of those who have lost it. The temple is also famous for the Sundara Teertham.
The nearest railway station is Kanchipuram Railway Station and Chennai International Airport is the closest airport.