Nagapattinam is famous among locals and visitors, it is a seaside town on Bay of Bengal and is a locale central command. This place is likewise popular for its sanctuaries. There is couple of popular sanctuaries in Nagapattinam - The Shri Kayahorana Swami Neelayathatchi Amman Temple, Sowriraja Perumal Temple, and Nellukkadai Mariamman Temple. The long and clear shorelines of Nagapattinam draw in vast group on nights. This most loved town of Chola Kings was additionally commended later by Vijayanagara Kings. The Portuguese had a business contact with this town amid the govern of the Thanjavur Nayak Sevvappa Nayakkar and Acchuthappa Nayakkar.