Visiting the rock-cut temple at Kottukal shall be a wonderful experience for each pilgrim because of its amazing architecture. Popularly known as the Kottukal Kal Thrikovil Cave Temple, one can get an idea of the ancient culture of the state as well as the traditional artistic brilliance of people at that time by visiting this shrine. The main deity, Lord Ganapathy is placed in between the two square rooms of this rock-cut temple. Lord Shiva is also places at this temple in the form of a Shiva Lingam. Other sub-deities of it are Hanuman and Nandikeswara.
There is a Mandapam in front of the one of the square rooms of Kottukal Kal Thrikovil Cave Temple. Each visitor of the temple shall wonder the skill of the artisans who made this temple from a large single piece of rock. The well in the temple premises never dries up even during extreme drought. The nearest railway station to reach this rock-cut temple is Kollam which is approximately 47 kilometers away. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is the nearest airport which is about 60 kilometers from this shrine. Enjoy the beauty of this rare temple through the pilgrimage tour packages of Tour My India.