Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave, Thiruvananthapuram

Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave, Thiruvananthapuram

There are rock-cut sculptures dating from the 18th century in the cave temple at Vizhinjam located to the south of Kovalam junction. The granite cave here encloses a one-celled shrine with a loose sculpture of Vinandhara Dakshinamurthi. The outer wall of the cave depicts half-complete relics of the Hindu God Shiva with Goddess Parvathi.

Temple timings: 0900 – 1800 hrs. It remains closed on Mondays.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central, about 12 km
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 13 km

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