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Famous Temples of Kerala to Visit

Kerala is also known as ‘The Land of Gods’ because the land of Kerala is full of legends & tales and houses innumerable ancient and splendid temples. A few of these temples date back to more than 2000 years old, mostly dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu.



1. Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram

Sri Padmanabhaswamy is one of the most famous temple in Kerala, with remarkable architectural superiority. Situated in Thiruvananthapuram, this temple is dedicated to God Vishnu. It was constructed in the 8th Century in the famous Dravidian style architecture.


2. Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna Temple, Ambalapuzha

Built in the 17th century, this temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Located at Ambalapuzha in Kerala is one of the popular temples of the state. Within the temple, resides the idol of Lord Krishna as a child


3. Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Temple

One of the most popular temples of Kerala is Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa, located at a hill top of the Western Ghats, in the Pathnamthitta district, near Periyar Tiger Reserve is a notable pilgrim temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, which is surrounded by mountains and thick forest. The temple location is rich and rocky that enthrals the visitors.


4. Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple, Guruvayoor

Guruvayoor Sri Krishna is one of the most religious temples, which is dedicated to Lord Krishna. The idol has been carved out with Patalanjana stone is definitely known for its medicinal values. The temple is popular for witnessing several rice feeding ceremonies (which is the tradition of new born’s first meal and marriages conducted in the outer area of the temple.


5. Chottanikara Devi Temple, Ernakulum

Chottanikara Devi is a popular temple dedicated to Goddess Bhagawati. It is about 4 to 5 ft. tall and is famous for its curing powers.


6. Ettumanoor-Vaikom-Kaduthuruthy Temple

Ettumanoor-Vaikom-Kaduthuruthy Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva is also known as Vaikom Mahadev Temple. It is a strong belief that those who visit this temple along with Ettumanoor Siva Temple and Kaduthuruthy Thaliyil Mahadeva Temple, their wishes get fulfilled and their inner voice becomes clean and pure.


7. Mannarasala – Nagaraja Temple

An ancient and world famous Mannarasala – Nagaraja temple is dedicated to the serpent God. It is located amidst lush green forest like any other snake temples. This temple houses more than 30,000 images of snakes on the trees, which draw visitors from all across the world to come to this place, while making it remarkable.
Hence, Kerala can be considered as a remarkable and spiritual tourist destination in India, so on make sure your pay a visit to the above mentioned temples on you Kerala Tour.