Akalankannu village is about 9.4 km away from the Karaikal town this village is a prime attraction for tourists visiting Karaikal. Considered as one of the biggest villages in Karaikal District, the place is famous for its water works and numerous ancient temples. The village is famous for the Vidyanatha Swami Temple. The water works of Akalankannu serve as the fountainhead and provide water to the entire Karaikal town. The Akalankannu village also holds archaeological importance since several idols and images were unearthed here from numerous sites.