Thiruchendur Murugan temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Muruga and one of the Arupadaiveedu (six major abodes) of Lord Muruga. It is located in the small town of Thiruchendur in the district of Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India and is 55 km south-east of Tirunelveli,40 km from Tuticorin and 75 km north-east of Kanyakumari. It is easily accessible either by bus or car.
Located on the coast, 40km south of Tuticorin, this town is built around this impressive shore temple that dates back to the 9th century and is one of Lord Murugan's six abodes. In the car festival celebrated during February, thousands of pilgrims arrive, some having walked barefoot for miles. A huge car carrying. The chariot is pulled from several ropes by hundreds of devotees. Heavy timber (left) is used as a lever to turn the car.
Tiruchendur - 178 km