Thiruur is a celebrated sanctuary town known for Sri Thyagaraja Temple is a Hindu sanctuary, committed to Lord Shiva. This is the fore most type of the Saptha Vidanga Sthalams.Thyagaraja Swamy sanctuary was first built by Aditya Chola I in ninth century. The sanctuary was updated and modified with stone by Rajendra Chola I in eleventh century. The later extensions are ascribed to Vijayanagar rulers. This sanctuary is one of the greatest in the nation and has the greatest sanctuary chariot in Tamil Nadu. Sri Vanmikanathar Lord Shiva is the managing god of the sanctuary. As indicated by the legend, Vishnu loved Shiva as Somaskanda, related with Ajapa move. Shiva is said to have showed up in an ant colony dwelling place to Vishnu. Along these lines, no abishekam is performed for Vanmikanathar. Every day poojas are offered to a little icon alluded to as Marakatha lingam and his associate Parvati is portrayed as Kamalambal.