Chitharal Jain carvings near Marthandam

Chitharal is a small village situated at a distance of 7 Kms from Marthandam and  around 45 Kms, from Kanyakumari. The village is accessible by road from Kuzhithurai via Arumanai, a distance of about 12 kms. From Chitaral junction there is a county road (1-2 km) running upto the foot of the malikovil temple(That's how the villagers call about the monument). The trekking path is in good condition, winding up to a distance of half a kilometer lands the visitor at the cave temple entry point.
Yes there we can feel good ambiance of hill top temple
Chitharal Malaikovil (Chitharal Rock Temple - Ancient Jain Center) access details.
Air Link:Trivandrum
Rail Link:Marthandam(Kulithurai)
City Link:Nagercoil
Accomodation:Nagercoil/ Kanyakumari
Best Season:Round the year
What's near By:Tripparappu waterfalls, Padmanabhapuram palace Thakkalai, Kanyakumari


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