Silappathikaram Art Gallery is a legacy site situated in Poompuhar in Nagapattinam District of Tamilnadu. It is a wonderful working of incredible sculptural esteem. Scenes from Silappathikaram, the Epic of the land have been given enthusiastic shapes in stones on the dividers of the Gallery. These figures cut by the artists of Mamallapuram Art College remain the fortune place of Tamil Culture. It is a delightful seven-storied traditional structure. This exquisite place is grandly situated on Poompuhar Beach. It is situated in the place called Poompuhar or Puhar. Puhar in Tamil means the 'estuary' of stream in the ocean. Poompuhar is found near the spot where the waterway Cauvery streams out into the ocean.