15 km from Thekkady, Kerala Altitude
1337 m above Sea Level
Chithra Pournima Style of Architecture
Mangala devi temple, the very old temple is located 15 kms from Thekkady. It lies unseen in the dense woods at the top of a peak 1337 m above sea level.
The temple is built in the traditional Kerala style of architecture. Visitors are allowed here only on the Chithra Pournami festival day.
The peak commands a panoramic view of the eastern slopes of the ghats and some hill villages of Tamil Nadu. Permission to visit the area can be obtained from the Wildlife Warden, Thekkady