Thiruchendur Murugan Alayam Temple

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Thiruchendur Murugan Alayam Temple information

Location
Batticaloa , Sri Lanka
Address
Navalady Rd, Kallady
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Built in 1984 as a stopping point on the Pada Yatra pilgrimage to Kataragama, its Murugan image is said to have opened its own eyes before the painter could do the job. The structure was slammed by the tsunami, leaving its small gopuram leaning at an alarming angle. The colourful leaning tower sits near the beach between Third and Fourth Cross Sts in Kallady.