Janardhana Swamy Temple - Varkala - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Kollam): 26 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr

Place Location: Near Papanasam Beach - Varkala

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: This place can be visited along with Papanasam Beach - Varkala (0.5 Kms), Kappil Beach (5 Kms).

At a distance of about 26 km from Kollam, Janardhana Swamy Temple is located in Varkala, which is a coastal town on the banks of Arabian Sea.

Situated on top of a small hillock near Papanasam Beach, this temple is believed to be 2000 years old. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Hanuman and it is important for 'Pithrutharpanam'. The temple was maintained by the Pandya Kings.

Only Hindus are allowed inside the inner sanctum of the temple. Photography is not allowed inside.

Timings: 4 AM to 12 PM and 5 PM to 8 PM