Tirukoilur is a famous temple town. It is located to the south of Thiruvannamalai
. It is at a distance of 150 km from the Chennai
. Tirukoilur is one of the eight Veeratta Sthalams of Lord Shiva
. It is also known by the names Kizhur, Killiyur and Tirukkovalur. Ulagalanda Perumaal Temple is the main attraction of the place.