Krishnapuram Venkatachalapathy temple (also called Krishnapuram Temple) in Krishnapuram, a village in Tirunelveli district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. It is located 10 km from Tirunelveli. Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture, the temple is a storehouse of Nayak architecture.
A granite wall surrounds the temple, enclosing all its shrines. The temple has a five tiered rajagopuram, the temple's gateway tower. The Vijayanagar and Nayak kings commissioned pillared halls and major shrines of the temple during the 16th century.
The temple follows
Thenkalai tradition of worship. Four daily rituals and three yearly festivals
are held at the temple, of which the ten-day annual Vaikunta Ekadasi during the
Tamil month of Margazhi (December - January). The temple is maintained and
administered by the Hindu Religious and Endowment Board of the Government of