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Lord Subramanya Temple

Published Date: 03-May-2024

Lord Subramanya Temple, also known as Aruppai Veedu, is a major attraction for both devotees and tourists. The spectacular construction with countless towers and pillars is the first thing that grabs attention. The temple also has a 9-storey gopuram, which adds to its beauty and makes it a must-see attraction.

According to locals, the shrine was built in honour of Lord Subramanya or Murugan after he defeated the devil Surapadma. Those seeking peace and spirituality can visit the temple.

  • Best Time to Visit: October to March
  • Ideal Duration: 1-2 hours
  • How to Reach: Take an auto-rickshaw, bus or taxi from Kanyakumari Centre (4 km away) or any other part of the town to reach the temple.
  • Timing: 6 am–8 am, 6 pm–8:30 pm (Saturday closed)
  • Entry Fee: N/A
  • Best for: It is among the best places to visit in Kanyakumari with family.
  • Tip: Remove footwear before entering the temple premises.
  • Nearby Attractions: Thanumalayan Temple, Courtallam Falls, Chitharal Jain Monuments, Mathur Aqueduct
  • Nearby Restaurants: Neo Mysore Cafe, The Nariyal Cafe, The Pavilion, Shanmuga Mess
  • Google rating and reviews: 4.4 ratings and 100 reviews

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