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Edamanal Sri Kasi Viswanathaswamy Temple » Location



Melappalayam Road
Sirkazhi Taluk
Nagapattinam District
Tamil Nadu, PIN: 609115


The temple is situated in the village of Edamanal, which  comes under Kollidam Block, Sirkazhi Taluk and Nagapattinam District in the state of  Tamil Nadu.

Nearest  important town is Sirkazhi.  Edamanal is 8 km (5 mi) east of Sirkazhi on the Sirkazhi – Thirumullai Vasal route.  Sirkazhi has a railway  station on the Chennai-Tiruchirappalli main line.  Sirkazhi also has  two bus stations that are well connected with the entire Tamil Nadu.

Other important towns and cities near Edamanal are:

  Place  Distance from Sirkazhi
 Vaitheeswaran Koil  8 KM
 Thiruvenkadu  10 KM
 Chidambaram  19 KM
 Mayiladuthurai  21 KM
 Poompuhar  21 KM
 Thirukkadaiyur  22 KM
 Kumbakonam  55 KM
 Nagore  57 KM
 Nagapattinam  62 KM
 Swamimalai  62 KM
 Velankanni  74 KM
 Thiruvarur  94 KM
 Pondicherry  132 KM
 Trichy  171KM
 Chennai  240 KM
 Bangalore  335 KM

Directions to Reach the Temple

By car:
From Sirkazhi town, get on the road going east to Thirumullai Vasal (a  town on the seashore of Bay of Bengal).  At the 8 km mark,  turn on Melappalayam Road going south.  Proceed for about 300  meters.  The temple complex is on the right.  Cars can go right up to  the temple gate.

By bus:
Take a bus from Sirkazhi going to Thirumullai Vasal.  Get off at  Edamanal bus stop, which is at the 8 km mark. Go south on Melappalayam  Road for about 300 meters.  The temple complex is on the right.

Map of Edamanal and Vicinity