At a distance of 1 km from Kanyakumari Bus Station & 1 km from Kanyakumari Railway Station, the Kumariamman temple is an historical temple and has been talked about within the Ramayana, Mahabharata, and the Sangam works Manimekalai and Puranaanooru. It’s believed that this picture of Kanyakumari was put in and worshipped by Parasurama.
The black stone picture of Kanyakumari within the sanctum bearing a garland is a fascinating one. Of specific significance is the glittering nostril ring that’s seen from a distance. The Vaisakha pageant is well known within the tamil month of Vaikasi the place a picture of the goddess is taken round city. A picture of the deity is held in worship on the Navaratri mandapam all through the length of Navaratri.
Timings: From 4.30 AM to 12.15 PM & 4.PM to eight.15 PM