The temple town of Thiruchendur is blessed with another prime attraction, Thiruchendur Murugan Kovil which is one among the aaru padai veedu of Lord Murugan.
The prime deity of Murugan Kovil is known by the name of Senthilandavar or Shanmugar. There are shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu.
Senthilandavar faces the east, even though the entrance of the temple is in South. It is situated on the sea shore and is also referred as the beach temple.