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  • Kanyakumari Temple

    Kanyakumari Temple

    Also known as the Kumari Amman Temple, the Kanyakumari Temple is dedicated to the goddess Devi Kumari Amman. The temple is of great religious importance and thousands throng the temple complex to pay their respects and seek the blessings of the goddess.

    The significance of this temple ...

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  • Our Lady of Ransom Church

    Our Lady of Ransom Church

    A pristine and exquisite example of Gothic architecture, Our Lady of Ransom Church is dedicated to Mother Mary. It was built in the 15th century and forms a scenic picture against the backdrop of the blue ocean. There is a gold cross on the central tower of the church. ...

    Religious Monument
  • Ayya Vaikundar Nizhal Thangal

    Ayya Vaikundar Nizhal Thangal

    Ayya Vaikundar Nizhal Thangal is a beautiful shrine dedicated to Ayya Vaikundar in Attoor, a small hamlet in Kanyakumari. It is revered shrine for followers of Ayyavazhi, who believe that Ayya Vaikundar is an avatar or incarnation of Lord Narayana. Ayyavazhi, a dharmic belief system, is based on the teachings ...

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  • Lord Subramanya Temple

    Lord Subramanya Temple

    Commonly known as Aruppai Veedu, Lord Subramanya Temple is a revered site located in Tiruchendur, about 34 km away from Kanyakumari. The temple is dedicated to Lord Subramanya or Murugan, who is known as the God of War and Victory.

    According to legends associated with the temple, it was ...

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  • St. Xavier's Cathedral

    St. Xavier's Cathedral

    St. Xavier's Cathedral, built during the 16th century, is a revered place in Kottar. This Roman Catholic Church is dedicated to St. Francis Xavier, a professor from Paris, who was endearingly known as Valiya Pandaram. It is believed that during his stay in Kottar, he stopped the Padagas invasion on ...

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  • Thirunanthikarai Cave Temple

    Thirunanthikarai Cave Temple

    Thirunanthikarai Cave Temple is one of Kanyakumari's most ancient temples. Believed to have been established in the 9th century AD, this temple is one of Jain religion's founding stones. Earlier, there were several sculptures present inside the temple, which attracted devotees and visitors.

    Although the sculptures do not exist ...

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  • Bhagavathy Amman Temple

    Bhagavathy Amman Temple

    Bhagavathy Amman Temple is a sacred shrine, located on Sannathy Street in Kanyakumari. It is also known as Kanyakumari Devi Temple, wherein ‘Kanya’ stands for ‘Virgin’ and ‘Kumari’ means ‘girl’. The Hindu goddess residing in this religious edifice is endearingly known as Shree Bhagavathy (Durga); hence, the name - Bhagavathy ...

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  • Thanumalayan Temple Sthanumalayan Kovil

    Thanumalayan Temple Sthanumalayan Kovil

    Famed for its architectural splendour, Thanumalayan Temple is a 17th century Hindu shrine in the Suchindrum town of Kanyakumari. It is also referred to as the Suchindrum Temple and Sthanumalayan Temple by locals. Thanumalayan is a combination of three words, where Thanu stands for Shiva, Mal for Vishnu and Ayan ...

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