Surrounded by the Kambamala, Karimala and the Varadiga peaks, the Thirunelly temple embodies traditional Kerala architecture. A famous pilgrim centre, this temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple, located at Mananthavady, attracts devotees especially for performing ancestral rites. The shrine protected with 30 granite columns and the ground is paved with huge square pieces of granite.
Nestled among mountains and forests, the temple is close to the mountain spring, Papanashini. A dip in its crystal clear waters is believed to wash away one’s worldly sins.
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