Thirunandikkara Cave Temple is a rock-cut cave temple of Pallava art dated seventh and eighth century AD. It is part of Thirunandikkara temple, which is located near Thiruvattar in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu state of South India. Up to the recent past the region around the temple was part of Kerala.
Made by Jains in 7th century CE, later turned into Hindu shrine. Temple contains faded outlines of former frescoes from 9th - 10th century CE - some of the earliest murals in Kerala style. Frescoes show scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharatha.