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Peer Mohamed Dargah, Thuckalay [35 Kms] :  This dargah is named as “ Peer Mohammed Oliyullah” after the Great Philosopher Mohammed Appa, who wrote many books on philosophy. The Anniversary of the great philosopher poet is celebrated every year on the full moon day in the month of Rajab.

thirparappuChitharal [55 kms] : The Chitharal Jain Monuments are located in a small village situated 7 km from Marthandam and 55 km from Kanyakumari. Earlier known as Thirucharanathupalli – was the abode of Jain monks belonging to Digambara sect. There is a hillock which has a cave containing rock-cut sculptures of Thirthankaras carved inside dates back to 9th century. King Mahendra Varman I was responsible for the Jainism influence in this region. This cave was converted into a Baghavathy Temple in the 13th Century A.D. Chitharal hills are locally called Chokkanthoongi Hills.

Thirparappu Waterfalls : It is 42 Kms from Kanyakumari. It is a 300 ft water fall which has heavy water rushing down for almost 7 months in a year. There is a temple called Mahadever Kovil built around 9th Century.

Entry Fee Timings
Per head Rs.2/-
Video and camera fees are Rs.75/- and Rs.5/- respectively.
6.30 A.M. to 6.30P.M.
Vehicle Parking Fee : Additional

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