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Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil

Suchindra, Kanyakumari, India
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Ranked #2 of 31 Attractions in Kanyakumari
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

A temple of history :The current temple was built in the 17th century and is famous for its sculptures. It was previously controlled by the Nambudiris, one of the main Namboodiri families called the Thekkumon Madam. The main deity of the temple is Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma in a single form called Sthanumalyam.[1] This 17th-century temple is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Very ancient temple but well maintained. however this needs to be toned up to make it still better. No hindrance from hawkers who chase u with archana plate . If u wish u can purchase from the shop. Every temple has a system of worship by visiting pilgrims. It means which deity should be worshipped first n in which order... More

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A temple dating back to Chera,Chola and pandiyas period and worth seeing.Please also see the 17 feet hanuman statue. In this temple we have the combined diety of Lord Bramha,Vishnu and Siva. Look for the pillers which give the sounds of Sa re ga ma pa and also the kathakali sounds. In one statue we can pass through a reed... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A Nice & Big Historic temple... where you can see Brahma, Vishnu and Eshwara in a Single God! Worth the visit.

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Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Its really a very old temple but in wrong hands, Government should take-over and make a proper trust to maintain the temple, save save people from cheater priest.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Suchindram is a temple town situated just 12 KMs from the Kanya Kumari. It is very famous for its beautiful sculptures and musical stone pillars. It is also known as Sthanumalayan (Sthanu-Shiva; Maal-Vishnu and Ayan-Brahma) kovil. The temple is rich in sculpture and architecture and well maintained.

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

an ancient temple with a huge prahara. it takes one a good 30-45 mins to see the whole temple. it is well kept and clean. the statue of Lord Hanuman is huge. the speciality of this temple is that one can find the dieties of Brhama, Vishnu and Mahaeswara in the same sanctum sanctoram. definetly worth a visit

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Kozhikode (Calicut), Kerala, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

A must see temple on the way to Kanyakumari. It is a big and Old Temple. I was really impressed by the structure and very large Complex. You could find a large Hanuman statue

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Suchindrum is a temple town situated in the southern most district of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu State, India. It is 11 km from Kanyakumari city and 7 km from Nagarcoil town 70 km from adjacent Tirunelveli district and approximately 85 km from Trivandrum city. The town of Suchindrum is renowned for the Thanumalayan Temple and was an important citadel of... More

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Vasco Da Gama, Goa, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This temple is worth to watch.Oldest temple,you will get guide here and they wxplain very well here.One big maruti statue is in this temple.But i am very much impressed by the structure and beautiful architecture of the temple.Here story tells that Indra got cleaned ,so temple called suchindra temple.Here you must wear white lungi while going in.This is govt belong... More

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