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Thekkekudi Cave Temple Pathanamthitta Kerala

Thekkekudi Cave Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Located at Kaviyoor near Thiruvalla in the Pathanamthitta district, this cave temple is dating back to the 8th century. The temple also has historical significance because of its Pallava style of architecture. The beautiful carvings of it are truly fascinating. They are among the earliest specimens of the stone sculpture in the state. This cave temple is nearly 9 kilometers away from Thiruvalla. There is an idol of Lord Ganesha, Dwarapalakas and Mahirshi near the idol of the main deity, Lord Shiva who is in the form of a Shivalinga. The exclusive design of this temple attracts many historians from different parts of the state. Established in the very rare Gable style of architecture, this cave temple is among the must-visit spot in the district. Thiruvalla is the nearest railway station which is almost 9 kilometers from this shrine. Cochin International Airport is almost 120 kilometers away from Thekkekudi Cave Temple. Tour My India offers pilgrim travel packages to Kerala at affordable prices and contact us to choose the right one as per your needs and budget.

Thekkekudi Cave Temple Pathanamthitta, Kerala

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