Sivaganga or Sivagangai was established by Sasivarnana Periya Udaya Thevar- the first king of the Sivagangai Dynasty. Sivaganga is a nice small town with enormous temples known for their wonderful architecture. The most attractive temples are the Sree Vishwanatha and the Sree Subramanya temples. The only palace of the town is located in the centre of the town with the Tepakkulam (Tank) there in.
The nearest is the Karaikuddi Railway Station in Madurai. Frequent trains are available to Sivaganga from all major cities of Tamil Nadu.ROAD
The smooth network of roads of Sivaganga provides good connectivity with other important towns of the state. Cabs and private and government bus service are available for local commutation.