Suchindram Thanumalayan Temple
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Suchindram Thanumalayan Temple

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Suchindram Thanumalayan Temple in Kanyakumari

Suchindram is famous for the Thanumalaya Perumal temple which is also called Suchindram Anjaneyar Temple. Known for its sculptural grandeur the temple has a majestic seven-storeyed white Gopuram which is visible from quite a distance. The Hanuman statue in Suchindram was buried in 1740 AD fearing an attack by the Tipu Sultan and was forgotten. It was rediscovered in 1930 and restored for public viewing.

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Tamil Nadu, India
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Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
8.1547754°N, 77.4652200°E
Distance from Kanyakumari to Suchindram Thanumalayan Temple
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Read traveller's reviews about Suchindram Thanumalayan Temple..

Overall Rating:4.5

  '5' out of 5
"Ancient temple!!! Serene n calm!!! Great atmosphere!!! Nice hymns!!! A few priests r money minded n very annoying!!!"
  '5' out of 5
"The trinity. shiva, vishnu and bhrama worshiped in a single very large temple. Large hanuman is here to help us."
  '5' out of 5
"Once in a life time opportunity to see such art and sculptures. The temple is dedicated to three gods made as one. Bramha Vishu and Siva."
  '5' out of 5
"I visit this temple with family today (22/05/2016) for Sri Dhanumalayan worship. we very much impressed. This temple is a symbol of Saiva-Vaishnava unity. This unity is very important and essential need to nowadays."
  '4' out of 5
"It is one of the oldest temples. constructed from 11th Century onwards and the various parts constructed right till 19th century. It is perhaps the only place where Brahma, Siva, Vishnu appeared together in one place, consecrated as YhanuMalAyan at this temple. Beware of pundits who are out to make money off tourists. Buy Rs. 10/- booklet available on the history of the temple, this is sufficient to see the temple"

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