Sankarankovil (சங்கரன்கோவில்) is a second largest municipality in the Tirunelveli district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Sankarankovil is home to the famous Sankara Narayanar temple. It is situated at Tirunelveli district and 56 km away from Thirunelveli City. Sankarankovil is the second largest town in the district. It was formerly called Sankaranayinarkoil (சங்கரநயினார்கோவில்). As of 2011, the town had a population of 70, 574. Wikipedia
Home to pretty treasures, Sankarankovil is India's best kept secret. Sankarankovil is located at a short trip away from Kollam a major city in India. Kollam, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Kollam Beach, Munroe Island, Tangasseri Lighthouse. Also, to reach Sankarankovil, you'll have to take a flight to Kollam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
Sankarankovil is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.