Kanyakumari Places



Aralvaimozhi (or Aramboly) is a panchayat town in Kanniyakumari District in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Aralvaimozhi is near the Muppandal wind farm. This farm is the largest in Asia and supplies the villagers with electricity for work.

It is well known for being the greatest source of wind energy in Asia. The farm is located near the once impoverished village of Muppandal.

Aralvaimozhi is famous for a Catholic church located in the hill of Kattadi malai where Devasahayam Pillai was martyred.

The name "Aral" was derived from the fort built and maintained by the rulers of Venad and later by the kingdom of Travancore to defend the kingdom from invasions from the east regions.

The fort was captured by the English East India Company in 1809 from the soldiers loyal to Velu Thampi Dalawa.

The remains of the fort can be seen near railway station; but neglected by both railway and archeology departments.

Railway station spelled "Aralvaymozhi", with station code AAY is situated here. It is connecting many employees of ISRO_ Mahendragiri campus.