Kottai Kovil is located on the northern side of the famous religious district of Dharmapuri in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. The place has some great religious significance as thousands of devotees come here to worship the deity.
The deity in this temple is considered to be very powerful, and one who seeks the blessings always gets his or her wish fulfilled by the deity. The deity here in this temple is Lord Shiva.
There is a popular belief that this place was a part of the Hindu mythology Ramayana. People from across the state and also from the other states come to view the powerful deity.
Moreover, some pictures and sculptures that are carved in the temple premises give an exotic view to the entire place. One of the main features of Kottai Kovil temple is the Hanging pillar.