Many Perumal temples can be found in Trichy, which are part of the famed 108 Divya Desam temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Temple, a Divya Desam temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Kamalavalli Nachiar in Woraiyur (a Trichy suburb), is one of the must-see temples in the city. Woraiyur Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Temple is unique among the 108 Divya Desam temples in that the Thayar (Goddess) faces north, the direction of the famed Srirangam Sri Ranganathar Swamy Temple (approx. 6.5 km).

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