Kunnakudi Shanmughanathar temple in Kundrakudi, a town in the edges of Karaikudi in Sivaganga area in the South Indian territory of Tamil Nadu, is committed to the Hindu god Murugan. Developed in the Dravidian style of design, the temple is situated in the Tirupattur - Karaikudi Road. There are 3 caverns situated on the western side of the lower shake, that has shake cut places of worship from the Pandyan Empire from the 8th century. The caverns have the most punctual sculptural portrayal of Dvarapalas, the gatekeeper divinities, for any South Indian temple.
The place was initially called Kundrakudi as it was situated in a slope, which with the timeframe moved toward becoming Kunnakudi. It is likewise called by different names like Mayuragiri, Mayilmalai, Arasavaram and Krishanagaram as the slope takes after the state of a peacock. The temple is situated in Kundrakudi, in the edges of Karaikudi in Sivaganga locale in Tamil Nadu out and about from Tirupattur to Karaikudi. The slope has a tallness of 40 m and involves a zone of 6.5 sections of land. The temple has a 5 layered rajagopuram, the passage tower raising to a tallness of 16.5 m, which penetrates the stone divider encompassing the temple.