Krishnapuram Temple - Tamil Nadu
Krishnapuram is a small village situated in Tirunelveli District at a distance of 13 kms from Tirunelveli city. This temple is dedicated to Lord Venkatachalapathi. The Mandam to the
north of the temple is known as Veerappa Naick Mandapam with two beautifully carved elephants adorning its entrance. The six pillars at the Mandapam exhibit Puranic scenes with dexterity and look life-like. The stone for carving out the idols produce melodious musical sounds when struck at different places.
Festivals of the temple
Vaikasi Visagam (May - June) Enormous devotees numbering about two lakhs will participate in the festival. The procession of Sri Jayanthinathar with Valli and Deivanai is conducted during night.
Skanda Sasti festival - 7 days (October - November) Devotees numbering about 5 lakhs will participate in the above festival. On this festival occasion devotees fast for all six days. On the sixth day Surasamharam is demonstrated. On the 7th day Thirukkalyanam to Deivanai is celebrated in a grand manner.
How to Reach Krishnapuram Temple Tirunelveli:
By Air : Madurai Airport is the Nearest Airport which is about 151 kms.
By Rail : Nearest Railhead is Tirunelveli about 9 Kms
By Road : Tirunelveli is well connected by TamilNadu road transport & Karnataka Road Transport to & from all major cities like chennai, Madurai, Salem, Hosur, Bangalore & More...