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Kanthimathi-Nellaiyapper Temple, Tirunelveli
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Visit the complex of Kanthimathi-Nellaiyapper Temple and admire its two huge temples dedicated to Shiva and his companion Parvathi. The gopurams, or pyramidal towers, date back to the 7th century, and other features were gradually added on through the ages. Look out for the 48 subpillars of the two single-stone giants in the complex, each apparently producing a note when stuck. Originally set in a bamboo forest, the temple now stands in the heart of the city, close to all that it has to offer. See Kanthimathi-Nellaiyapper Temple and all Tirunelveli has to offer by arranging your trip with our Tirunelveli vacation builder.
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  • This temple is known to have been built in the 7th century A.D by Pandyas dynasty which is spread over 14 acres. The highlight of this temple is the musical pillars which produces various forms of sou...  more »
  • A very beautiful, big Temple. It is a Shiva Temple. This is a must visit temple and get peace of mind when you pray. 
  • Amazing place to visit! The temple has a huge compound with lot of intricate scriptures and a very rich historical background to know and learn!