Virudhachalam is located in Cuddalore District
and is 200 km south-west of Chennai
is 18 km east of Virudhachalam.
The place is famous for a Shiva Temple dedicated to Vridhagiriswarar. The important festival here is the Masi Magam. During this time, pilgrims throng here to have bath in the scared Manimukthar River.
Nearest airport is at Tiruchirapalli. Virudhachalam Railway Station is on the Tiruchirapalli-Villupuram line.