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Address: Kumily, Ldukki District, Thekkady, India

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Opens only once in a year

Sorry to say but we were only able to see it from outside and it was closed and we could see lot of people coming back from their , we didnt give up and saw the temple

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Delhi, Louisiana
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Delhi, Louisiana
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorry to say but we were only able to see it from outside and it was closed and we could see lot of people coming back from their , we didnt give up and saw the temple

Thank sharmaanuradha704
Navi Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

This temple is located within the reserve and is quite beautiful as I have heard. The temple opens only for one day in each year and as usual the rush is large. People flock from all over Kerala to visit it. The trek to the temple is awesome and should be made on foot to experience the wildlife and flora.

Thank Shailesh306
Bengaluru, India
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53 reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Only one day the people is allowed to this Temple in a year. The Festival is amazing one. It is very old temple.

Thank Ajith S
Vandiperiyar, India
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71 reviews
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

The "Mangala Devi" (KANNAKI) temple is situated in the Boarder of KERALA and TAMILNADU only one day to allow the people to enter the temple area in a year

3 Thank Johnchamathackal
Coimbatore, India
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502 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

Historical temple. you can see the good temple of Mangala devi. Elder members of family will really enjoy the place.

2 Thank jmodi1981
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Managadevi is a temple which is located within the periyar sanctuary . It is a very old temple made completely from granite blocks ..opens only once is a year for the festival, as there is an ongoing dispute between states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala state about the ownership . One has to take the road from Ambadi Junction .

2 Thank AjayGV13
Madurai, India
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Reviewed 7 August 2015

Nice temple but you are not able to visit through out the year its not a place for tourists early once on chitra pournami its open for public from morning 6 to evening 6

2 Thank guru6160
Sivakasi, India
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Mangala Devi Kannagi temple is located on the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. It is located about 7 km from Pazhiyankudi in Theni district and 15 km from Thekkadi of Idukki District, Kerala. Cheran Chenguttuvan, the king of ancient Tamilakam, had erected the temple for Kannagi around 2000 years back at Vannathiparai and called it Kannagi Kottam or Mangaladevi... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 18 June 2015

The way to Mangaladevi opens only once in a year for pooja at temple. After long waiting from 6 am in the morning we got a jeep at 8 am!!. The jeep travels through the wild life sanctury of Periyar Tiger Reserve then after it reaches the tough roads only a 4*4 can get through. The 10 km journey will... More 

1 Thank TravelExploreNature
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

Mangaladevi Kannagi temple was supposed to be 2000 years old. I had visited there during May 4th 2015. The temple will be open once a year during chithra pournami fete. The temple is about 13kms from Kumily bus station. So you have to take either Jeep or walk through the forest to reach there. Don't carry plastics, its strictly prohibited.... More 

1 Thank AravindNC

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