Aryankavu Sri Dharmasastha Temple, Kollam


Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa temple, the oldest and most important pilgrimage of Kerala and is believed to be built by Parasurama Maharshi. The temple is dedicated to Lord Ayyappa and has fine structure and mural paintings.


4.00 am to 11.00 pm, Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple is open only during certain specific periods in a year, for more details please check the temple website. Also note that only girls below the age of 10 and ladies above the age of 50 are permitted to climb up the hills to Sabarimala.

How to reach

Nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport with 60 km. Nearest railway station is Kollam with 45 km. Kollam is well connected by road transport to other cities.


73 km from Kollam

Important Events & Festivals

Many festivals like Pandiyanmudippu, Trikalyanam, Mandalam, Makarajyothy, Meenam, Vishnu festival, Onam, Nira Puthari, Paikuni Arattu are celebrated during the year. For details of the festivals, please check the website.




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