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Aruvikkara
Place : Trivandrum
Location : Trivandrum
Last Updated : Jan 11, 2013 05:01:20 PM
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 Aruvikkara is a village in Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala, India. It is located on the banks of the Karamana River 15 km from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of the state of Kerala  in South India. The reservoir and garden makes it a tourist spot. It is famous for the ancient Bhagavathi  temple  dedicated to Durga, the divine embodiment of Female power, which is built on a rock. The stream in front of the temple contains large fishes, which are fed by the devotees visiting the shrine. The Head Quarters of the Wellington Water Distribution project is located here. The small Aruvikara dam (mini dam) which provides water to the state capital Thiruvananthapuram is also located in Aruvikara.


Aruvikkara, located around 25.3 km away from Kovalam, is one of the popular attractions in the region. This village is located on the banks of Karamana River in Thiruvananthapuram District. The main attraction of this place is the ancient Bhagavathi Temple, which is dedicated to goddess Durga. Visitors can see a stream of water flowing in front of the temple. This stream contains large fishes, which are fed by devotees visiting the shrine.

 

The headquarters of the Wellington Water Distribution project is based at this place. This tourist attraction also features the Aruvikkara dam (mini dam), which provides water to Thiruvananthapuram.

 

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