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Bhagavathy Amman Temple

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Address: Temple Road, Kanyakumari, India
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Must temple to visit in Kanyakumari

The temple dedicated to Kanyakumari devi. Very very old temple.well kept temple.used to watch the sunrise from the east side before all the monuments were built.Real early morning... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The temple dedicated to Kanyakumari devi. Very very old temple.well kept temple.used to watch the sunrise from the east side before all the monuments were built.Real early morning and sunset times are busy times.men has to remove all the shirts and undershirts.A quiet place to visit from all the crowds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The temple situated at the edge of the ocean, indeed truly Spiritual and vibrant, this great temple dedicated to Goddess Parvathy (Kanyakumari who is penance and remained virgin)

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple has restrictions on Men's clothes, one is allowed to wear only bottom part of clothes while top has to be kept open. This kind of ritual is quite common in temple's of South India. It's a different experience, but respecting religious beliefs is a must. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Kanyakumari, which drives city's name. A black... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very old temple dedicated to a form of Goddess Shakti called Bhagavathy Amman or Kanyakumari Devi. The temple is well maintained. Visited in the evening. Queue was very short. Quick darshan of the enchanting Devi who has been presiding over Kanyakumari town since time immemorial. It was a bliss to get the Goddess's darshan in this temple.

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No long Q. easily take Dharshan within 20 minutes. very holy place . A must visit for all Hindu. Male has to take off shirts and baniyan and go to temple barechest.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is located in the Southern Tip of India, dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy Amman. It is said that the glittering nose ring of the goddess used to be the guide for the ships/vessels. This temple is always crowded. Queue system is good. The rites and rituals are being performed in the Keralite way. Dress Code: Men not allowed to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the temple is very nice and the atmosphere of the temple very peaceful. many people are visiting this place.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the major Shakti Peethas, Kanyakumari finds mention in almost all Shakti Peethas compilation lists. Bhagavathy Amman temple is the abode of the virgin Goddess. A very beautiful idol of Bhagavathy is worshiped inside the sanctum. Temple timings are from 6am till 9pm, though it remains closed between 12 to 4 pm as practised in numerous temples. Males are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kanyakumari got its name from the Main deity of this Temple Kumari Amman. She incarnated to kill a Asura Bana who took had a boon that he will be killed by an Virgin adolescent girl. The Deity's Nose Ring was sparkling and it is believed that it served as light for the Sailors. Its a small temple with Main deity... More 

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Pune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Kanyakumari, then you should visit this temple also called as Kanyakumari temple. Very old temple. Time taken is somewhere from 20 mins to 1 hr based on the rush. Males visiting this temple have to remove their shirts and banian before entering the temple. There is small fee if you want VIP entrance beating the queue,... More 

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