Varkala - Janardhana Swamy Temple

Varkala - Janardhana Swamy Temple

The 2000 years old Janardhana Swamy Temple in Varkala, in Thiruvananthapuram district is popularly known as Dakshin Khasi and is dedicated to Lord Janardhana(Vishnu). And is also popular as Varkala Temple and is a most-visited pilgrim spot in Varkala. The Janardhana Swamy Temple is also recognized for its architectural splendour with striking Kerala style temple architecture. The painted idols of Hanuman, Lord Shiva and Garuda and the wooden carvings of Navagrahas on the ceiling embellishes the temple. This beautiful Temple is positioned in a wonderful setting that overlooks the famous Papanasham Beach. The place is said to have medicinal properties due to the presence of numerous medicinal plants nearby

Best Time to Visit Entry Time Visiting Hours Entrance Fee
Throughout the year. 5:30 AM to 12 PM. 5 PM to 8 PM. 1 to 2 Hrs. No

Availability of Guides :-

No necessity of guides.


Souvenirs, local products.


Religious activities.


No adventure activities.


Spend some time in spirituality at the temple.

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