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Aruvikkarai is a village in Kanyakumari district in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It lies at the southernmost tip of mainland India (the southern extremity of India as a whole being Indira Point on Great Nicobar Island). Cape Comorin is the southern part of the Cardamom Hills, an extension of the Western Ghats range along the west coast of India. The nearest major city is Nagercoil, Marthandam & Thiruvattar. Ponmani is situated in the east, Thirparappu in the north-east and Arumanai in the north-west. It lies near Thiruvattar, which is about 50 km from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Hanging Bridge at Mathur is the prime attraction. Padmanabhapuram Palace, Thengapattinam, and Thriparappu Waterfalls are nearby tourist spots. Accommodation facilities are available at Nagercoil.

The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport. Kuzhithurai Railway Station serves the town. Nagercoil Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railhead. Aruvikkarai can be accessed from Kuzhithurai and Nagercoil by road.

The river situated at the back side of the temple


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