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Thirparappu Falls:

            Thirparappu is famous for its waterfalls and is located in Kanyakumari district at the distance of 60kms from Kanyakumari. This famous falls is in the Kodayar. The Kodayar makes its descend at Thirparappu and the water fall at this place is about 13 km from Pechiparai dam.Thirparappu waterfalls is 300 feet long and consists of a rocky riverbed. The water falls from a height of nearly 50 feet and the water flows for about seven months in a year. The whole bed above the falls is one rocky mass which extends up to a distance of about quarter of a kilometer upstream where the famous Thirparappu weir has been constructed for supplying water to the paddy fields.
On either side of the river, on the left bank of the river in between the water falls and the weir, there is a temple dedicated to Siva enclosed by strong fortification. The District Administration has recently constructed a swimming pool which is very popular among the children.
            A Mahadever kovil located near this fall, is the third one of the twelve Sivalaya's. The lord after destroying the yagam of dhaxan as virabhadra murthi has taken abode over here. This lord, who is very sweet for the sincere worshippers, is in a fierce form. There are many old inscriptions in this temple including the one of the pandiya king dated ninth century. This temple is built around A.D. 9th Century This is famous for its Kerala Architecture.