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.
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Special Attractions :
The Greenery around the water falls will be soothing to eyes
- 70Km south of Trivandrum
- 15 Km East of Thuckalay
- 50 Km from Kanyakumari
Other Nearest Places of Interest :
|Nearest Place||Distance from Tirparappu Water Falls|
|Mathur Hanging Bridge||2 KM|
|Padbhanabhapuram Palace||15 KM|
|How to Reach :|
|Nearest Airport||Nearest Railway station|
|Trivandrum (State: Kerala)||Nagercoil (State : Tamilnadu)|