Kallakurichi Temple is situated just 5 km on the east of Ariyalur. It is a small village but endowed with Varadaraja Perumal Temple which attracts thousand of devotes from all over the district during April-May. The deity in the sanctorum is called Lord Kaliaperumal and the Utsavamurthy is known as Varadaraja Perumal. Worship at this temple is very popular. With all their beautiful sculptures, the Mandapams in the temple give a perennial fest to the visitors. The 10 days festival of Sri Ramanavami is organized with all pomp and show. Transports to Kallakurichi by frequent bus service are available. Nearest railway station is Ariyalur just 7 km away.