Tourist Places in TIRUNELVELI (Tamil Nadu) – Srivaikuntam: (30 kms.)


Srivaikuntam: (30 kms.) This is a picturesque Vaishnava pilgrim centre situated on the banks of Tambraparni river. The lofty tower of the temple greets the visitors from a long distance. The presiding deity of the shrine is called Vaikuntanathar and his consort as Vaikunta Thayar. The main hall of the temple and the Kalyana Mandapam are a treasure house of fine sculpture. Each pillar has a life-size figure of a deity delicately carved. Said to have been built by a Nayaka chief of Madurai, the temple is in a very good state of preservation.

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