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Nagapattinam is a town on the coastline of Bay of Bengal with major historical significance which is also a renowned pilgrim center with many temples, churches and mosques spread all over.
Nagapattinam has its the name derived from Nagur, the land of serpent gods and is credited with praise worthy cultural and historical significance. Being an important pilgrim centre, Nagapattinam attracts tourists from all over. An excellent mix of all religions, this town houses Islamic shrines to churches and temples. Visitors also enjoy the Sapta Vidangar, Divya Desam and the sacred town of Velankanni nearby. Apart from various holy sites, there is also a long stretch of beach here.