Tourist Places in kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu) –Thirucharanthumalai: (65 kms.)

Thirucharanthumalai: (65 kms.) This is an ancient Jain pilgrim centre, very near Chittaral, having fine sculpture of Jain Tirthankaras. The name of the village means The holy hills to Charanars, which means the abode of Jain monks. There are cave temples divided into several chambers, each having an idol of a Jain Tirthankara. There is also a shrine for goddess Padmavati. This is also a fine picnic spot and ideal locality for trekking.

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