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The Rock Cut Cave Temple Pathanamthitta Kerala

The Kaviyoor Thrikkakkudi Cave Temple, popularly known as the Rock Cut Cave Temple is an ancient temple carved on a massive rock located at Kaviyoor near Thiruvalla in the Pathanamthitta district. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is also having archaeological importance because of its close similarity to the Pallava style of architecture. Besides devotees, many historians and travelers visit this rock-cut temple in order to watch its stone engravings. As the earliest specimens of the stone sculpture of the state, this temple holds great archaeological significance. The sculptures and carved rooms of the temple are well preserved. The Archaeological Department preserves this temple as a monument. Dating back to the 8th century AD, visiting this rare Shiva temple can be a wonderful experience. The nearest Thiruvalla railway station is only 4 kilometers away. Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport which is around 121 kilometers from this temple. Kerala is home to many rare and ancient temples and Tour My India offers attractive pilgrimage packages to this state.

The Rock Cut Cave Temple Pathanamthitta, Kerala

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