Starting from 17th century Nellaiappar Temple with musical pillars to thousand years old Sankaran Kovil, there are numerous temples with varying architectural styles here. Venkatachalapathy Temple in this city is about 10,000 years old. It is said that the temple is one of the most ancient styled temples that are built in Dravidian style. The architectural skills of ancient human are amazing to watch in this digital world.
It is a protected forest reserve for many birds, animals, reptiles and most importantly, the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger. It is about 2000 meters above the sea level and you can imagine the climate in this reserve.
Kuttralam or Courtalam is a natural spa of India. There are a lot of rivers and falls in this place that are said to be of medicinal value because of the plants that grow in the rocks through which the falls originate. You can find a lot of exotic flora and fauna here. Beware of monkeys too.