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. By using our Kanyakumari visit planner, you can arrange your visit to Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil and other attractions in Kanyakumari.
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  • The Hanuman temple is very famous. Male visitors should take off the shirt and must wear a mundu. The hanuman statue is very big.  more »
  • Cult place, recommend a trip to the South of India. Included in the route that pilgrims from all over the country come to Kanyakumari on the edge of the world (the Earth). A Hindu temple is dedicated to Thanumalajan-Suchindram Trimúrti (Skt. " three faces of ") is a triad, uniting the three main deities of the Hindu Pantheon (Brahma-the creator, Vishnu the keeper, and Shiva-the destroyer). The construction of approximately 1700 years Holy namolennoe place. All both inside and outside is carved from solid rock black and gray granite. Outside zabeleno numerous restorations of small forms. Inside you can get: 9 to 12 in the morning and evening from 17 to 20. In heavy traffic, and this mode of "open doors" better condition to stipulate in advance with the driver. When you enter razuvaeshsja, the men undress from the waist up, her knees were hiding behind a handkerchief around the hips, camera-phones you cannot take pictures inside. For a fee (alms) conducts on all corners of Brahman: carved columns-audio tool, feature scenes from everyday life, rife with erotic images. In front of the temple the huge chariot with deities, who on holidays pilgrims being dragged to yourself vprjagshis straps with hooks through the punctured body. Number of Ghats-bathing for ablution of the pilgrims.
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  • Beautiful. Worth paying a guide to be talked of curiosity. Like all the temples of this size is the case to grant him time, sitting inside among the faithful, refreshing cool and simultaneously breathing life of the temple.
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  • A beautiful South Indian temple. Reach early else be prepared to get trampled between shirtless men as the doors get closed. Avoid paying Rs. 250 at main gate for special entry if the crowd is less. It will just save you hardly 10 minutes. Men must wear the traditional dhoti and no shirt, not even a vest. These are the traditions and must be respected. In morning hours with less rush you can feel good with the essence of the puja. However avoid during rush. Happy travelling!
  • The temple is beautiful. Wonderful structures. However for someone who is new to the place, you do get the option to visit the temple free of cost. Everything here could be charged for.. baggage , individual darshans.
  • Nice experience by visiting superb Temple Superb structure Superb location Superb atmosphere On afternoon that day it was closed but God is great at evening Our driver on returning from Kanyakumariee take back to Great Temple Suchindram .. We visited with great pleasure What historical Temple Good architecture work we see We pray their. Remembering all best time we spent together in Temple
  • It's a very unique temple and a must visit as the murti consists of Lord shiva Brahma and Vishnu Now the main thing don't purchase anything as u enter.... because then it will be a cycle of purchases that's what we have experienced. It's like a planned way to make devotees purchase oil, flowers then water nothing cost less than 100 or 500. The temple is very beautiful and u shouldn't miss it for anything
  • People who like temples and architectures for such it's a much watch. I don't have any words to describe the temple. If you around kanyakumari please do not miss this. Spare some time to watch beauties. It is a thousand years old temple.

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