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Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil

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Address: Suchindram, Kanyakumari, India
Phone Number: +91-4652-24-14-21
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beautiful and peaceful temple

you need to pay some entry charges 20 per head- the temple staff say its for some Puja. you are given receipts as well. the temple is beautiful. many shops lined outside -the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

you need to pay some entry charges 20 per head- the temple staff say its for some Puja. you are given receipts as well. the temple is beautiful. many shops lined outside -the path to the temple selling flowers and diyas. avoid getting fleeced - flowers and garlands will be forced into your hands and charges are beyond reasonable. be... More 

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Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple gopuram at the entrance is really huge. One of a kind temple with a very tall statue of Lord hanuman along with the main deity the. Brahma Vishnu and maheshwara. Do visit this temple. It is very close to kanyakumari.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was on my way back to thiruvananthapuram from Kanyakumari and saw the sign board in the road 'temple' and decided to take a visit. The temple is quiet big with lots of idols to workshop. There are entry fees for vehicle except two wheelers into the premise.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in the evening just before the closing time, we had wonderful dharshan @ all the sannadhi's, the main deity are Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. The practice in the temple followed in the basis of Kerala style temples. As it was closing time and very less crowd, we had good dharshan. There is a tall statue of Lord Hanuman... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is actually a few kms. tehfrom Kanyakumari. Built on the same style on which most of the South India temples, this is quite huge and there are a lot of interesting places to see here. You would need a priest who can show you these places (and you dont have to find them they themselves will accompany you... More 

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Sri Thanumalayan Swamy Temple, Suchindrum at evening from Kanyakumari by driving 15 kilometres. The main deity of the temple is Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma and it is one of the few temples in the country where the Trinity, Brahma, Vishnu and Ishvara, are worshipped. The current temple is 400 years old. We were surprised to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is a good place to visit. However , I missed it because I was unaware of the timings. So I am posting the timings so that others can plan accordingly and pay a visit to the temple. TIMINGS - MOOLSTHANAM ( MAIN DIETY ) - 4 AM TO 11.30 AM AND 5 PM TO 8.15 PM. TEMPLE TIMINGS... More 

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Must visit place in nagercoil or Kanyakumari. Entry fee for car is Rs. 30/-. I visited in evening. Poojari's will try to attract you to purchase pooja accessories. I purchased for anjaneya, but the way pooja was done, I totally didnot like it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Thanumalayan Temple in Suchindrum can be reached from Kanyakumari by taking a bus from Kanyakumari Main Bus stop, which is located near the Government Hospital. It's about 11 Km away and hardly takes 40 minutes to reach. Thanumalayan Temple is a very beautiful temple. You get to see great sculpture, art and architecture work in the temple building. This temple... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Very near to Kanyakumari. Usually I visited Kanyakumari multiple times but never heard of this temple. We had a friend in Nagercoil who knew about this temple. So we had been here in a rented car. Three GODS in a single Idol - Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara. So crowded when we went there. And shirts to be removed by Men.... More 

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