Kanniga Parameswari temple

Dedicated to goddess Shakti the Kanniga Parameswari temple is located on M.G.Road. The temple is dedicated to goddess Shakthi and depicts both Tamil and French architecture. The temple holds a lot of religious importance and attracts several visitors. Many devotees visit the temple dedicated to goddess Shakti. The temple architecture reflects both Tamil and French architecture styles. The temple comprises of arched walls, ionic columns, angel decorations, stained glass windows and more. The use of such materials in the temple offers the temple the appearance of an old French Building.

Kanniga Parameswari temple

Tamil architecture styles can be seen on the pillars that support the ceiling and the sanctorum of the temple. The temples appearance is a mélange of construction styles that dates back several years. Its appearance attracts several tourists and the temples beauty is often seen being captured in lenses. The entrance to the temple is free. The temple priests also conduct marriages at the temple. The temple holds its aura till date as it did when it was constructed.The temple attracts pilgrims from different parts of the country and it is a prominent landmark on Mahatma Gandhi road in Pondicherry. Pilgrims and tourists visit the temple not just to offer their prayers but also admire its architectural appearance that stands out majestically.