Vizhinjam Cave Temple
|Vizhinjam rock caves|
|Location||Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India|
The granite cave encloses a one-celled shrine with a loose sculpture of Vinandhara Dakshinamurthi. The outer wall of the cave depicts half-complete reliefs of the Hindu God Shiva with Goddess Parvathi.
It is about 17 kilometers from the city centre. The cave was left unnoticed for a number of years.
Vizhinjam was earlier the capital of the Ay chieftains who ruled the southern parts of Kerala in the 8th century .
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