Srivilliputhur is a town and a region in Virudhunagar locale in the Indian province of Tamil Nadu. Starting at 2011, the town had a populace of 75,396. The most vital milestone of Srivilliputhur is 11-layered pinnacle structure committed to the Lord of Srivilliputhur, known as Vatapatrasayee. The pinnacle of this sanctuary rises 192 feet high and is the official image of the Government of Tamil Nadu. It is said to have been worked by Periyal, in the year 788AD accepted to be the embraced father of the Temple Deity, with a satchel of gold that he won in discusses held in the royal residence of Pandya King Vallabhadeva. Srivilliputhur is outstanding for its antiquated legacy and reverential commitments.
It is on the Virudhunagar - Shenkottai line of the Southern Railway, around 74 km south of Madurai and associated by street and rail with Madurai, Rajapalayam, Sankarankovil and Shenkottai, Thirunelveli and Sattur. According to chronicled legend, the land around Srivilliputhur was under the control of Queen Malli. The ruler had two children called Villi and Kandan. While the two were chasing in a woodland, a tiger murdered Kandan. Ignorant of this, Villi scanned for his sibling, got drained and nodded off. In his fantasy, eternality described to him the end result for his sibling. By divine requests, Villi established a city. The city is initially named after its originator, Villi framing the word Sri-Villi-Puthur.