Most Famous Temples in Kanyakumari

Most Famous Temples in Kanyakumari
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  • 13 October 2022

It is also known as Cape Comorin, Kumari and Kumari Munai. This is a ‘rocky mainland‘ on the Indian Ocean in the State of Tamil Nadu and located at the Southern. Many call it KOODAL meaning it is situated at the Confluence of three oceans: Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean. Kanyakumari is popular because it is the only place on earth where you can see the SunRise and SunSet from the ocean.

The city of Kanyakumari is beautifully enticing, owing to its spectacular scenic environs and brilliant iconic structures. Kanyakumari tourism has ample scope for the tourists to engage in a number of fun-filled activities. From enjoying water activities at Kanyakumari Beach to marveling at the life-like statues of famous personalities at Wax Museum and from witnessing the breathtaking sunset at Sunset Point to marveling at the Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari will offer you an action-packed trip down south.

Kumari Amman temple
Kumari Amman Temple is also known as Devi Kanyakumari is one of the 52 Shakthi Peethams. Here the Goddess Parvathi looks in Adolescent Girl Child. It’s believed that the right shoulder and spine area of Sathi corpse fell here creating the presence of Kundalini Shakthi in the region. This temple is in the origin of Triveni Sangamam (the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea).

Thirunanthikarai cave temple
Thirunanthikarai Temple is located on the stream banks of Nandhiaaru. The sanctuary is worked in the conventional Kerala style of sanctuary engineering. Despite the fact that the sanctuary is the dwelling place of Shiva, a sanctum of Lord Vishnu is additionally present in the sanctuary confronting Lord Shiva. There is an old shake cut buckle sanctuary arranged towards the northern side of this sanctuary.

Nagraj temple
At a distance of 20 kms from Kanyakumari (situated in Nagercoil town, on Trivandrum - Kanyakumari road), The Nagaraja Temple is a simple thatched shed, with mud walls. It enshrines the King of Serpents. Tradition states that a King of Kalakkad was cured of leprosy when he performed penance in the temple. He then rebuilt it in the Kerala style.

Tiruchendur temple
Chenthilandavar Temple, Tiruchendur is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Murugan. It is second among six abodes of Murugan (Arupadaiveedugal) situated in Tamil Nadu, India. This temple is the fourth Hindu temple in Tamil Nadu to get ISO certification.

Adikesava Perumal temple
Kancheepuram is a land of temples, with its numerous Shiva, Vishnu, Shakti temples and holy environment Kancheepuram is rightly said to be the “temple city” of India. Adikesava Perumal Temple or also called Ashtabujakaram temple is one of the many Vishnu temples in Kanchipuram.

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