Kuzhithurai is a municipality spanning over an area of about five sq km. The town is situated on the Thiruvananthapuram-Kanyakumari National Highway 47. Tamiravaruni River flows through the town. Kuzhithurai is about 24 km from Nagercoil, 16 km from Colachel and 15 km from Neyyattinkara. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport. Kuzhithurai Railway Station serves the town.
Kuzhithurai Amman Temple is an 400-year old ancient temple. This temple enshrines Goddess Mahalakshmi as the presiding deity. The deity is highly revered by the devotees and is worshipped as Varaprasadhi. The Goddess is seen standing in the beautiful lotus flower, “Padmapriya”. Shrines of Lord Ganesh and Lord Dharmashasta are located inside the temple complex. It is believed that finance and money related problems get resolved very quickly by worshipping Goddess Lakshmi here.
Prayers - Here, Sree Sookta prayanam is held 12 times everyday. Special is the worship of the Goddess with Pal Payasam as prasadam.