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Thirparappu is famous for its waterfalls and is located in Kanyakumari District of TamilNadu in the southern part of India. Thirparappu Falls is located 42 km from Nagercoil (headquarters of Kanyakumari District), 55 km from Thiruvananthapuram (capital of Kerala) and a distance of 5 km from Kulasekaram (nearest town panchayat). This famous falls is in the Kodayar (Kothai River).The Kodayar makes its descend at Thirparappu and the water fall at this place is about 13 km. from Pechiparai dam.

Thirparappu waterfalls is 300 feet long and consists of a rocky riverbed. 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. Children's Swimming Pool & Dressing Room are available at Thirparappu.

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 which is very popular among the children.

Source - Wikipedia

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Thirparappu Falls is located 40 km. from Nagerkovil, and this famous falls is a feature of the Kothai River. A children's swimming pool and dressing room constructed and maintained by the Special Village Panchayat. A Mahadever kovil located near this fall, is the third one of the twelve Sivalayas. This temple was built around A.D. 9th Century. This is famous for its Kerala Architecture and a Cauve Temple near the Temple belongs to the age of First Raja Raja Chola and falls 42 km from Nagerkoil

Source - www.tn.gov.in/dtp/dtpphoto1/thirparappu.htm
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