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Thrikkakkudi Rock-Cut Temple - Kaviyoor

Historical

Photo Credit: Flickr

Distance (From Pathanamthitta): 29 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Transportation Options: Cab / Bus

Travel Tips: 1. This place can be visited along with Mahadeva Temple - Kaviyoor (1.5 Kms away)
2. This place is located near Thiruvalla and it can be visited along with following places around Thiruvalla:

Sri Vallabha Temple - Thiruvalla (4 Kms from Thiruvalla)
St. George Orthodox Church - Thiruvalla (5 Kms from Thiruvalla)
St .Mary's Orthodox Church - Niranam (10 Kms from Thiruvalla)
Chakkulathukavu Temple (11 Kms from Thiruvalla)

At a distance of 29 Kms from Pathanamthitta & 6 Kms from Thiruvalla, Trikkukkudi Rock-Cut Temple located near Kaviyoor is an 8th century Rock-Cut temple built in Pallava style of architecture and a place of great archeological importance

Dedicated to Lord Siva, this temple is one of the three rock-cut temples in Kerala and one of the rare specimens of rock-cut temples in Kerala. It is preserved as a monument by the Archaeological Department. Lord Siva represented in the form of 3 feet high Siva Linga and is enshrined in a square cave. The shrine also contains idols of Ganapathy, Maharshi and Dwarapalakas.

This temple is situated on the banks of the River Manimala. The architecture & sculptures of the temple are unique and famous. This place is connected by Bus with Thiruvalla town, but hiring a private vehicle from Thiruvalla is the most convenient way to visit this place.