Government Museum at Thirukokarnam, Aintali Temple at Kodumbalur, Muskundeshwarar Temple, rock-cut cave temple at Kodumianmalai, Subramanya Temple at Viralimalai, Thirumayam Fort and Old chapel at Avur are the main temples of Pudukkotai district. Arulmighu Meenakshi Chokkeswarar Temple boasts a beautiful shrine in Pudukkottai District. This temple of Pudukkotai district is famous for the Nandi, known as Nei Nandi. Although the Nandi is made of black granite, it shines like marble because of the frequent abhisheks with pure ghee. Thousands of devotees visit the temples of Pudukkotai district every year.
Muchukondeswar Temple, one of the important temples of Pudukkotai district, is situated at Kodumbalur village and was constructed by Irukkuvelar, the chieftain who ruled over here during the 9th-10th century. Pazhampati Nathar Temple, one of the temples of Pudukkotai district, lies on the seashore of the Pandya country and is protected by massive walls. The temple dates back to the Pandya period. The Nandi, the Shivalingam, and the vimana crowning the sanctum are huge remarkable structures. The main festival held in this temple is the annual Brahmotsavam festival conducted in the month of Vaikasi. Sathyamurthy Perumal Temple is another temple of Pudukkotai district, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Thirumayam is known as one of the 108 Tirupathis.
Recently archeologists have found many inscriptions belonging to the Chola period on the temples of Pudukkotai district. The nearest railheads to reach the temples of Pudukkotai district are Tiruchirapalli and Pudukottai.