Vanchinathar Temple is located on the southern bank of the
at Srivanchiyam in Nagapattinam District
. Srivanchiyam is 4 km from
. This temple is dedicated to Sri Vanchinathar (Lord Shiva
), a Swayambu Lingam. The temple houses separate shrines for Goddess Managalambika, Ashta Bhuja Durga and Yama. The main festival is celebrated on the day of Maasi magham.