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Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil

Suchindram, Kanyakumari, India
+91 4652 241 421
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Good temple but beware of ppl taking money

Good temple,but poorly maintained and no proper notifications and guidelines inside the temple . So... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Coimbatore, India
A holy and historic place

It is a magnificent temple with lots of stone work. There is paid parking available. Nice place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Suchindram, Kanyakumari, India
+91 4652 241 421

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good temple,but poorly maintained and no proper notifications and guidelines inside the temple . So many priests and other guys are taking this as an opportunity to grab money from tourists. Please be aware of them. Apart from this ,the temple has great history which...More

Thank Vijaibabu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a magnificent temple with lots of stone work. There is paid parking available. Nice place worth visiting.

Thank anupdkurup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this place on our way back from Kanyakumari after the sun set. We arrived there when it was already dark. The place was magic with all the lights and very busy. It is possible to visit the temple from inside: without a camera,...More

Thank atw0rld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is one the way from kerala to kanyakumari, nearby (within 15min) kanyakumari. But we had horrible experience from entry to exit. PAndit inside the temple are doing business, they will force you to buy something (prasad, diya, pooja thali etc) every 100mtr inside...More

Thank vitrag24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the main tourist place when it comes to kanyakumari! Very beautiful Temple to visit. One important note for all travelers who visit this place is please don't hear even a word from the pandits right from the entrance of the temple...More

Thank TravelNatureLover
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Those who like architect of Tamilians should visit the temple Worth going Especially the musical pillars once should visit the temple to see the pillars Cons: inside the temple the group of priest will try to make money by telling the some stories and ask...More

Thank Madhanindra11
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Thanumalayan Temple is a very old temple of nearly 1300 years history.The temple has beautiful architecture and it is a very peaceful place.

Thank Rachamallu
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The temple is important one for devotees of Lord Siva and Lord Vishnu. It comes before entering into Kanyakumari.

Thank HemaKumarReddy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The entrance to the temple was congested with people. Many more beggars and people in need than other places we had visited. The poverty and the aggressive requests for assistance were overwhelming to my daughter. She was too traumatized by the people she could not...More

Thank Melovinglife365
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I have been to this temple in the last week of july. There are two stories associated with this temple. One is the story of Atri maharshi and Anasuya devi where brahma vishnu and maheshwera come as guests to Atri maharshis house during his absence...More

Thank Prasanna S
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27 April 2017|
Response from Ramesh_Muscat | Reviewed this property |
There is no special darshanam facility in Thanumalayan Temple. However while taking archana tickets , if you request for guidance, you can get a brahman pandit to escort you and show you all the nook and corners of the... More
27 April 2017|
Response from samsamal | Reviewed this property |
women are expected to be on traditional dress, for example it's advisable to put on fully covered churidars or saree. The best would be saree.
21 July 2016|
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Response from BharatKK | Reviewed this property |
Yes, men are required to take off their shirts and have to proceed bare chested. Male Children are permitted to keep on their baniyans/vests. Suggest you carry a towel that you can drape over your shoulder. Try find a good... More