Krishneswara Krishnapuram

Krishneswara, Krishnapuram

Saivite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Krishna Easwaramudayar, facing east


Akilandeswari, facing south

Other Deities

Navagraham, Bhairava, Saneeswarar, Ananda Nataraja, Sivakami, Dakshinamurthy

Krishneswara Krishnapuram is a small east-facing temple with an entrance from the south. The temple has a single Prakaram housing the sanctum sanctorum and shrines. A Mahamantapam and Ardha mandapam leads inside to the sanctum. An old Nandi is found uninstalled.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Krishneswara Krishnapuram could be as old as the nearby Venkatachalapathy Temple which was built by Krishnappa Nayak in the 16th Century CE. No historical information is available as of now.


Krishneswara Krishnapuram could have receieved the name of the main deity from Krishnappa Nayak who built and developed the Venkatachalapathi Temple and contributed to the development of the surrounding area.


Krishneswara Krishnapuram is 5 kilometers southeast of Tirunelveli on the Tiruchendur Road. An entrance arch leads to the temple from the highway.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest for food and stay is Tirunelveli.

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