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Thirunelli Temple

Located in a valley beneath a hill called Brahmagiri, Thirunelli Temple is around 30 km north-west of Mananthavady in Wayanad District. Also known as 'Kasi of the south,' it is a fine specimen of classical Kerala temple architecture. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is an architectural marvel with 30 granite pieces supporting the shrine and the floor paved with huge square granite blocks. Koothambalam is the main attraction of the temple. Papanasini River is situated nearby. Pakshipathalam, an interesting trekking center, is 7 km away.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Wayanad
Location: Thirunelli    


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