The Kodayar makes its descend at Tirparappu and the water fall at this
place is about 13km. from Pechiparai dam.
The river bed is rocky and about 300 feet in length. The water falls
from a height of nearly 50 feet and the water flows for about seven
months in a year. The whole bed above the falls is one rocky mass which
extends up to a distance of about quarter of a kilometer upstream where
the famous Thirparappu weir has been constructed for supplying water to
the paddy fields.
On either side of the river, on the left bank of the river in between
the water falls and the weir, there is a temple dedicated to Siva
enclosed by strong fortification. The District Administration has
recently constructed a swimming pool for children over here which is
very popular among the children.
Are you irritated by the daily machine like life and are you planning to
take a break? then this place should be a right choice for you .Tirparappu
is an eye soothing place and a wonderful place for enriching your mind
with pleasure. To breathe the fresh air and forget all those daily
routines take a trip to tirparappu. Not only water fall the Siva temple
near to this place is worshipped by lot of Hindus.
Start packing now!
Special Attractions :
Landmark : 70Km south of Trivandrum
15 Km East of Thuckalay
50 Km from Kanyakumari
It is located near to Trivandrum-Kanyakumari highway.
Other Nearest Places of Interest :
||Distance from Tirparappu Water Falls
|Mathur Hanging Bridge
to Reach :
||Nearest Railway station
|Trivandrum (State: Kerala)
||Nagercoil (State : Tamilnadu)