Located in Perur in state of Tamil Nadu, Perur Siva Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Built by Karikala Chola, it is located 7 KM west of river Noyyal. The temple has been patronized by poets - Kachiappa Munivar and Arunagirinathar. Constructed in 17th century, the worship place of this temple dates back which is centuries old and is still at its best.
Perur Siva temple has exquisite architecture and is built with blend of fine sculpture. Its specialty is foot print scar of Kamadenu – divine cow, which is visible on the head of Shivalinga. Apart from this, there is tamarind tree which is known as Piravapuli, means that its seeds will not evolve when sown. Its other greatest attraction is Kanaka Sabha, which is golden hall adorned by gold statue of Nataraja.
Perur Siva Temple has several halls and gopurams. The ceiling of temple has various stone chains and pillars have carvings of different manifestations of Shiva. The temple celebrates Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in its full spirit during month of December-January. Another important festival of temple is Panguni Brahmmotsavam during month of March-April.