About Sri Kanthimathi Nellaiappar Temple
Nellaiappar Temple is a well known Hindu Temple arranged on the banks of stream Thamirabarani in Tirunelveli. This is one of the biggest temples in Tamil Nadu and furthermore extraordinary compared to other spots to visit in Tirunelveli. Nellaiappar Temple is spread over a zone of 14 sections of land and is one of the greatest temples in Pandiya Naadu. The temple complex comprises of two temples, one for Lord Shiva and the other one for Kanthimathi Amman.
Ruler Shiva is named as Nellaiappar in this temple. Chain Mandapam worked in 1647 by Vadamalaiyappa Pillayan interfaces the Kanthimathi Amman and Nellaiappar temples. The exceptional element of the sanctuary is the 'Mani Mandapam' situated close to the Nandi Mandapam with two monster columns cut out of a solitary stone and everyone is having 48 sub columns which deliver melodic notes when struck. Workmanship.