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Sri Ulagalantha Perumal Kovil is one of the oldest temple in Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu. There are 4 Divya Desams here – Thiru Neeragam, Thiru Karagam, Thiru Karvanam, Thiru Ooragam etc., The Lord Vishnu here was worshipped by Thirumangai Alwar.

The temple is believed to be built by Rajendra Chola during 9th century. However more than 15 incriptions have been found in the temple which belongs to various period – Pallavas, Cholas and other minor chieftains.

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 100 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-30 minutes
Open Timings : 7.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Still Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Video Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Moolavar : Ulagalanda Perumal, Trivikrama Perumal
Sthala Vruksham :
Theertham : Naga Theertham
Traditional Name: Tiru Ooragam
Padal : Tirumangai Azhwar and Tirumazhisai Azhwar
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Kanchipuram Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Chennai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kamatchi Amman Temple

The temple spreads across 60,000 square feet. Parimel Azhagar, the renowned commentator for Thirukkural belongs to the priest lineage of this temple .

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