|Kovai Koniamman Temple|
Koyamma, the goddess worshiped by chieftain Koyan evolved into Koniamma and the name of the city Koyambuthur could have been derived from Kovaiamma. The temple dates back to 16th century A.D. A 84 feet (26 m) gopuram, the tallest in the region was completed in 2011 at a cost of ₹1.75 crore (US$250,000).
Koniamman is the guardian deity of the city.
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