We can visit this temple between 1 pm and 10 pm. This temple is 2 kms inside the sea. One has to travel by boat to reach this temple. The temple is immersed in the sea in the remaining hours. Tides in the sea create this effect. One can identify the temple with the help of a flag arranged on the top of temple. The devotees perform their Puja activities and return by evening. The tides are very active in this area especially on no moon day and full moon day. The devotees eagerly wait for the tides to disappear on these days.
According to historians, this temple was built by Pandavas during Mahabharath war. There will be celebrations at this temple on Mahashivarathri. This temple was built with a special care to withstand very high tides. This temple is a big question to all the modern engineers and technology experts. We should appreciate the work of ancient Indians who built this temple.