Saptha Mathargal Devi Temple, Aruvikarai, Thiruvattaru, Kanyakumari
|Deity:||Saptha Mathargal Devi|
|Architectural style:||Dravidian architecture|
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Saptha Mathargal Devi Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Seven Virgins located at Aruvikarai in Thiruvattaru in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. The Temple is located at about 7 Kms from Marthandam, 10 Kms from Kuzhithurai, 10 Kms from Azhagiyamandapam, 6 Kms from Kulasekharam, 14 Kms from Thuckalay, 23 Kms from Colachel, 10 Kms from Thirparappu, 29 Kms from Nagercoil, 46 Kms from Kanyakumari, 16 Kms from Padmanabhapuram and 52 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram.
The Temple is located at about 1.2 Kms from Thiruvattar Bus Stand. This place can be reached by taking a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Nagercoil and alighting at Marthandam and then travelling another 9 km by taking another bus or from Azhakiyamandapam take a bus to Thiruvattar. Bus No. 89 to Thiruvattaru from Marthandam about 6 Kms (on the way to Kulasekaram). Temple is about 10 minute’s walk from the bus stop.
Thiruvattaru is situated about 6 miles from Thoduvetti, Kerala which can be reached by bus in the Thiruvananthapuram Nagercoil route. After getting down in Thoduvetti, catch another bus to reach this Temple. Take bus from Nagercoil to Marthandam on the Trivandrum Highway (will take about 45minutes). Nearest Railway Station is located at Kuzhithurai (Marthandam) – Ananthapuri Express stops here. Kuzhithurai Railway Station is located at about 8 Kms from the Temple. Nearest Airport is Thiruvananthapuram Airport, located at about 57 Kms from the Temple.