Namakkal Anjaneyar temple is a must visit for pilgrims and tourists alike. Around 1500 years old, it is an ancient temple located below the Namakkal fort. It is situated opposite to the Lord Narasimha temple at a distance of 100 meters. It central attraction of this temple is the idol of Anjaneya, another name for Lord Hanuman, which is approximately 13 feet in height.
The idol is placed in such a way that the face of Lord Anjaneya is directed towards Lord Narasimha. It is believed that the statue of the Lord Anjaneya acted as a guardian of the fort and protected the inhabitants from the enemy.