Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple, Pathanamthitta

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Dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, son of Shiva and Vishnu, Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple rises on a hill 1260 m (4,133 ft) above sea level. The climb is not for the faint-hearted, but you will find refreshments and medical help on the way up. You can stay in the temple complex, but do make sure to book in advance and learn when the temple is open for worship. Women between the ages of 10 and 50 cannot enter the temple. Using our online itinerary creator, Pathanamthitta attractions like Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It has been a dream came true visiting the shrine. It was a real rejuvenating experience walking 3.5 kms way up and 3.1 kms way down bare foot, spending a night at shrine. Situated at dense forest of ...  more »
  • My first visit to Sabarimala was during April 1992. Then it was not that crowded and we could see several snakes during the up hill trek... No doubt it was pristine and pure... From then on - every vi...  more »
  • Situated in the thick forest of Periyar tiger reserve Ayyapa temple is one of the oldest temples in kerala. One should dip in pamba river before going to Darshanam. 18 steps(padunettambadu) are sacred...  more »

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