Kanyakumari Places

Marungoor

Marungoor

Marungoor, also spelt Marungur, is a panchayat town near Suchindrum in Kanniyakumari district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The place sprawls over an area of about 10 kmĀ².

The Subramania Swamy Temple, which is situated atop a small hillock is worth a place to visit.

This temple area is called as Kumarapuram thoppur. Because of Kumarans (Subramania swamy) name.

Shashti and Soora Samharam are the famous festivals at this temple. The famous kandhashashti kavasam festival is very popular over here and celebrated as major festival.

Villages Eraviputhoor and Nallur is situated in the west and Mylaudy in the south-east.

In the east Ramanathichanputhur Village and in the North Rajavoor village. Suchindram is about five km south-west of Marungoor. Suchindram Kulam, Suchindrum Temple, Thovalai, Kanyakumari and Vattakottai are nearby tourist spots.

Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport. Marungoor can be reached from Kanyakumari, Nagercoil and Suchindram by bus.