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Thrikkakkudy Rock-Cut Temple At Kaviyoor Near Thiruvalla In Kerala

Thrikkakkudy Rock-Cut Temple at Kaviyoor, near Thiruvalla in Kerala is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This unique rock-cut temple has a two-and-a-half-feet tall Shivling in granite. It has been installed on a raised platform inside the 10-feet-high and seven-feet square sanctum sanctorum.

It is believed that the temple was carved before 10th century AD. 

The temple is created by cutting in between two rocks. The temple follows the Pallava style of architecture. 

The Hindu reports 
The walls are plain and polished with a six-feet-high door. Structures of two ‘Dwarapalakars’ stand on either side of its entrance. There is a broad verandah in front of the sanctum sanctorum. 
The images of Lord Vinayaka and a sage in granite are carved on the wall of the verandah. A deep, narrow, perennial natural pond between two rocks is another attraction here.