Kanyakumari Places



Attoor is a panchayat town in Kanniyakumari district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

This town is situated 5 km north-east of Marthandam and 25 km north-west of Nagercoil. The Sri Adikesavaperumal Temple, which is one of the 108 Divya Desams, is situated 1 km east of Attoor.

The place is known for the natural appeal and temples. Within 3 km from Attoor is the famous Jain Temple in a place called Chitharal.The temple is known to the local people as MalaiKovil (meaning temple in the hill).

The Nizhal Thangal attoor is one among the few renowned worship centers of ayyavazhi in the western kanyakumari.

It is also the second thangal built in the thamarai thangal series only after the Nizhal Thangal of Nelli-Ninra Vilai, and the first ever temple built with the sahasrara architecture.

Pincode of Attoor is 629177, Attoor comes under Tiruvattar post office.