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Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, Kanyakumari

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A grand structure with an eye-catching facade, Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil probably dates back to the 17th century and remains best known for its intricate stone carvings of various Hindu deities. The structure's standout feature, the facade exhibits a remarkable architectural design featuring four stone pillars standing 5.5 m (18 ft) high. When struck, the pillars emit sounds of various musical notes. Be prepared to pay for participating in various temple customs and services. Take a look at our Kanyakumari itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It located between nagerkovil and kanyakumari district. Main god of temple are Shiva, Vishnu and Bramha. Temple car festival is the most anticipated event here, nearly thousands of devotees will be vi...  more »
  • Again this one is maintained by the Tranvancore royalty, the temple is not well maintained at all. Too many touts who scare you with false propaganda about the rituals there. Otherwise the temple is e...  more »
  • A very beautiful temple to visit. Very lovely architecture work on building. Pond inside the temple is very nice.  more »
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  • Three deities, Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma all merged into a single entity. The architecture and sculpture are really excellent. You also get to see a gigantic statue of Lord Hanuman. You will find this temple right next to the Trivandrum Kanyakumari Highway, no much deviation, the sign boards clearly indicating the directions.
  • A memorable and divine experience. We were blessed. The drive from Trivandrum was great and picturesque. We visited the temple late evening and spent quality time before we started our drive back. Very little information available about this temple locally, the best source are online. Hanuman is very popular here. Overall very divine experience.
  • Keeping god Infront they are doing business.. for everything they were asking money,not 50 or 100 only 1000.. instead please put a note that entrance fee for temple is 5000 then only rich people will enter temple and your business will also improve..
  • Thaanumalayan is moolavar(main god) of this temple, but Hanuman is famous here. This temple has two mythology. But one common thing in the story is Lord Shiva, Lord Bhrama and Lord Vishnu mingled in one form. Temple is like maze, ancient architecture gives cool and fresh air. Evening time is very good for visit here.
  • Excellent Architecture and Carvings on the walls . The temple is devoted to TRINITY. Golden Shrine of Trinity is placed in the temple. One is filled with peace of mind after visiting this place.