Tourist Places in kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu) – Padmanabhapuram Palace: 25 kms.

Padmanabhapuram Palace: 25 kms. from Nagercoil. This one time capital of Travancore until 1798 A.D., is known for its fort which encloses among other buildings, a palace and a temple. The two exquisite monuments are the contribution of Kerala to Tamilnadu. The splendid fort and the Pagoda style palace were… Continue reading

Tourist Places in kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu) – Thippathiswaram: 5 kms

Thippathiswaram: 5 kms. from Nagercoil. A famous Vaishnavite temple situated at this village, considered as one of the Divyasthans. As this deity has been glorified by the saint Nammalwar, it is considered as the Second Tirupati in South India. Tradition says that Vishnu blessed young Nammalwar, as a result of… Continue reading

Tourist Places in kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu) – Raghaveshwara Temple: 6 kms

Raghaveshwara Temple: 6 kms. from Nagercoil. Situated on the banks of river Palayar, a small village called Driasanamcope near Bhutapandi, is famous for the temple dedicated to Shiva as Raghaveshwara and his consort Ulaganayaki. The name of the village is derived from the words Thiru, Saram and Corpu, denoting the… Continue reading