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Bhagavathy Amman Temple

Temple Road, Kanyakumari, India
+91 4652 246 223
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Superb darshan of Goddess Kanyakumari.

Kanyakumari temple----------------this temple is situated at the confluence of the Bay of Bengal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Girija M
Chennai (Madras), India
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This is one of the main Hindu shrines in Kanyakumari. From a distance the gopuram was visible, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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Temple Road, Kanyakumari, India
+91 4652 246 223
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kanyakumari temple----------------this temple is situated at the confluence of the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian ocean at the southern tip of main land India. Devi Kanyakumari is in the form of an adolescent girl child. She is known by several names--------Shree Bala, Shree...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the main Hindu shrines in Kanyakumari. From a distance the gopuram was visible, but from nearby the road leading to the temple especially near the entrance is covered. Visited in the late evening, but inside it is reasonably well lit and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kanyakumari Bagavathy amman Temple: Devi Kanya Kumari is goddess Shree Bhagavathy in the form of an adolescent girl child. As directed by his Guru Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Swami Vivekananda, came here to seek Devi's blessing in December 1892, as Devi is the goddess of Sanyasa....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is almost 3000 year old and stands beside the ocean.Here the diety is mahashakti Bhagabati Durga.She is worshipped here as a virgin.The mythology is Banasura was annihilated by virgin durga.She was stopped marrying shiva at suchindram by manipulations of Devarshi Narada for the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kanyakumari Bagavathy amman Temple is one the Powerful and Shakthi peet in South India... in olden days its believed that Amman Diamond nose ring shine is to show the way for ships to reach the destination... still we can see the shine of the Diamond...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is again close to the Vivekananda rock and you can visit. When we went it was not rush so we completed easily in 20mins.

Thank SubasHota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The temple is well maintained. Only issue was the temple employees sitting outside with Koti archana ticket forces devotees to purchase one ticket for each. This should be left to the choice of the devotees. Had a very good darshan of Goddess Bagavathi Amman. There...More

Thank ssbct
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had a great time near the sea shore, since we were half drenched we left our baggages in our car and entered the temple. We were so eagerly waiting in a queue to look at the shining nose ring of the goddess. In the...More

Thank Banu S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We visited this holy temple and leading tourist attraction of Kanyakumari in evening. There was no rush. This is the first Durga Temple created by Lord Parasurama and is also one among 51 Shakthi Peethas. Kanyakumari got its name from the this Kumari Amman or...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We went there after sunset. Not much crowd. Got darshan within 15 mins in free queue. Nose ring of goddess shinning like a star. Stories says that in olden days many ships mistook this light as light house and dashed in rocks. Interesting.. Not to...More

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Kalpana S
5 August 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
yes, I visited temple with my 12 year old son & shirt need to be removed by all gents.
Kalpana S
30 July 2017|
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Response from BALASUBRAMANIAN K | Reviewed this property |
Yes dress code is for mem only. They have to remove shirt and banian. For ladies no dress code.
27 April 2017|
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Response from RAJESH S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a special darshan counter. But on most days the normal darshan itself is quite accessible. Ladies can wear Sarees or Churidhar. Please avoid skirts and maintain the sanctity. For men Dhothi is preferred but... More