Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is an historical hindu temple devoted to lord Murugan located in Tamil Nadu, India. The puranic call or ancient name for this temple is Jayanthipuram. This temple is the fourth Hindu temple in Tamil Nadu to get ISO certification. It is placed within the japanese quit of the metropolis Thiruchendur inside the district of Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India. It is 60 km south-east of Tirunelveli, 40 km from Tuticorin and 75 km north-east of Kanyakumari. The temple complicated is at the shores of Bay of Bengal. Temple is open from 5 AM to 9 PM.
It is one of the six main abodes, or sacred temples, of the Kaumaram faith. Soorasamharam, a reenactment of the victory over Soorapadman, and Kanda Shasti, a devotional song in praise of Lord Muruga are executed at the temple. The temple, which is constructed close to the seaside, measures 91 m north to south, 65 m east to west, and has a seven-tier gopuram, or tower gate, that is 42 m high. The predominant front faces south, and opens into the first of two prakarams, the first of which is lined with rows of Yalis. The internal sanctum of the temple is in a cave and the principle deity, or moolavar, is Murugan as a saintly baby, portrayed in a granite carving.