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Chitharal Hill Temple

Chitharal, near Marthandam, Kanyakumari, India
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Good place to spend an afternoon

This is a small rock-cut temple near Marthandam in Kanyakumari district. The temple is located on... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Abhimanyu S
Nice Historic place

One should definetly visit the place who si going to kaniyakumari or thripparappu water falls. Near... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
shan p
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Chitharal, near Marthandam, Kanyakumari, India
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a small rock-cut temple near Marthandam in Kanyakumari district. The temple is located on top of a hill. The way up is quite beautiful with almond trees on both sides. The temple has idols of Parshwanatha and Mahaveera and beautiful stone carvings. Only...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

One should definetly visit the place who si going to kaniyakumari or thripparappu water falls. Near to marthandam of kaniyakumari district, Tamilnadu. Entry timing is from early morning to 6.00 PM. Best time to visit is either early morning or after 4.00 PM. The scenic...More

2  Thank shan p
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Chitharal jain temple situated in kannyakumari district tamilnadu state.its 13 km from marthandam.50 km from thiruvananthapuram.its actually a hill station.top of the portion have a jain temple.coolest air,eye cool view point,.for freshing mind select this place for travel.

1  Thank Rahulfebru
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The place is about 60km away from Trivandrum. It's somewhat a remote area but Google maps will get the job done! There's actually a uphill hike of about 1km but a guarantee you, it's worth it. It's stone paved and has stone benches to take...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2016

I had an amazing opportunity to ride to this place, and my main aim was to witness the divine and powerful Sunrise. I started from Trivandrum at around 4am and reached the destination within 5.30am, which was an amazing ride, free from all the hustle...More

2  Thank Hippietripp19
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

The Chitharal Jain Temple is located near Marthandam, at Thikkurissy Village en route to Kanyakumari. The place simply blows your mind with serenity. The temple is quite simple in architecture but has its own set of unique inscriptions (historians please note!). Photographers, and Selfie freaks...More

1  Thank hariprasadhp222
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Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

It is a jain temple near Marthandam, Tamilnadu. Even though the temple is at the top of the hill, steps are paved so that any one can climb up with ease. The temple has rituals at morning, not sure about evening hours. There is a...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Chitharal Jain Guha temple is situated in Attoor ,around 7 kms from marthandam ,tamil nadu.Best time to visit the place will be early morning or at around 5pm. Those with respiratory problems kindly take medicines ,because there is steep walk for around 2 kms to...More

Thank aravindkrishnan
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Reviewed 3 March 2015

Chitharal hill temple is located at Thikkurissy village near Marthandam,Kanyakumari.The temple and monuments are located at the hill top which can be quite easily reached after a hike of 10-15 minutes from the base.The path is well paved and preserved.The place is a must visit...More

4  Thank NirmalSasilatha
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Reviewed 7 November 2014

Truly a hdden gem. Great location and very isolated and non touristy. Moderate trek to the top but the view is worth all the effort. And place filled with history and mystique. A must visit place if you are game for exploring the unexplored!

4  Thank agentarun
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