Devi Kanyakumari Temple | Tourist Guide


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1. A visit to Devi #Kanyakumari Temple can also be combined with other tourist attractions across the city. With its delectable cuisines, and opportunities to explore the surround!


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Discover Divine Destinations With Visit the traditional and holy places where you will walk into the footsteps of spiritual journey.

Overview :

Overview Kanyakumari in India is very much famous for its location and as it’s the point where the three main seas meet, it attracts thousands of tourists every year. Another main reason why this place is also famous is for Devi Kanyakumari Temple. The temple is located at the seashore and the surrounding sea to it makes it look really beautiful. This temple is said to be over 3000 year old. The temple also has a mention in the legends like Ramayana, Mahabharata, and Yajurveda and also in the Sangam age works Manimekalai and Puranaanooru . The temple is also one of the 51 Shaktipeethams in India and here the Goddess Sati’s back is said to have fallen. The temple also has recognition for being one of the hundred and eight Durga Alayas and is dedicated to Goddess Durga . The temple has a main entrance in the northern side and the eastern side of the temple remains closed most of the time. All the devotees and the visitors of the temple take entrance to the temple from the Northern gate and the Eastern side of the temple is opened only during some festivals, when the deity is taken out for the ceremonial bath. The Eastern Door is also opened on Edavam , Karkkidakam , known as Capricorn and Cancer, during Navaratri and in the month of Vrischikam . Devotees can go to the Navaratri Mandapam that connects to the second corridor in the temple which also encircles the main shrine. Visitors can have a clear view of the deity from here before going in front of the sanctum sanctorum.

General Information :

General Information Kanyakumari temple is well connected by Air and Railways both. The nearest Airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, which is about 85 kms away and the nearest Railway station is Kanyakumari Junction which is about 7 kms away. The temple opens at 6.00 am in the morning and closes at 8.00 pm in the night. Navarathri festival is the biggest festival that is celebrated in the temple.

Visitor Information :

Visitor Information Footwear is not allowed inside the temple. You could take pictures of the premises but photography inside the temple is not allowed. Keep the temple premises clean and do not litter. Do not throw away the Prasad samagri in the temple premises. Do make sure you are wearing decent clothes and avoiding wearing shorts and revealing dresses. Spitting in the temple premises is a punishable offence. You can offer fruits or flowers to deities.

Best Time to Visit :

Best Time to Visit The best time to visit Devi Kanyakumari Temple is between September to February. The temperature is really nice during this period and you will also be able to witness some of the biggest festivals that are celebrated in the temple.

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