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Divine Pilgrimage Centres in Kerala

Kerala (A Southern State of India) is the state of cultural and religious diversity. Thus, it has many nostalgic and historical pilgrim centres of several religions. Some of them has millions of yearly visitors around the globe. These are some of them..

Source: https://www.keralatourism.org/

Sabarimala

Sabarimala, one of the most famous pilgrim centres in India is situated on the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats. Sabarimala is located 72 km from Pathanamthitta town, Kerala.
Nearest railway station: Chengannur Railway Station is 53 km away: Thiruvalla Railway Station is about 102 km

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram district is one of the oldest and famous shrines in Kerala. The temple is noted for its mural paintings and stone carvings.
Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is about 1 km away  
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport is about 6 km away

Guruvayoor Sree Krishna temple

Guruvayoor is one of the most sacred and important pilgrim centres situated at Thrissur in Kerala. Its main attraction is the Sree Krishna temple.
Nearest railway station: Guruvayoor, enquiry, Ph: 2554300 2556820: Railway enquiry Ph: +91 487 2554300,  2556820
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 87 km

Beemapalli

Beemapalli located in Thiruvananthapuram district is a popular place of worship for muslims.
Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram, about 7 km    
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 7 km

Mortal remains of St. Alphonsa

St. Mary's Church, Bharananganam is a scared place where the mortal remains of St. Alphonsa are entombed.
Nearest railway station: Kottayam Railway Station is 25 km away
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport is 62 km away

Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple

Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple in Alappuzha built in Kerala style of architecture is famous for Palpayasam, the daily offering of deliciously sweet milk porridge.
Nearest railway station: Ambalapuzha, about 2 km away; Alappuzha, about 14 km away
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 139 km away

Chakkulathukavu Sree Bhagavathy Temple

Chakkulathukavu Sree Bhagavathy temple, dedicated to Mother Godess, is situated on the border of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha districts at Neerettupuram. The temple, which has a history of over 3,000 years, is open to people of all faiths. The famous rivers Pamba and Manimala flow on either sides of the temple.
Nearest railway station: Thiruvalla, about 11 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 113 km and Trivandrum International Airport, about 135 km

Cheraman Juma Masjid

Cheraman Juma Masjid the first mosque to be built in India, is a popular pilgrim center in Kodungalloor, Thrissur district of Kerala.
Nearest railway station: Ernakulam, about 36 km and Thrissur, about 38 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 28 km

Kurisumala

Kurisumala is a renowned Christian pilgrim centre located 3 km from Vazhikkadavu in Kottayam district of Kerala.
Nearest railway station: Ettumanoor, about 4 km and Kottayam, about 14 km  
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 77 km

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple located near Harippad in Alappuzha district of Kerala is a serpent shrine under the patronage of a brahmin family.
Nearest railway station: Kayamkulam Junction, about 20 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 115 km

Parumala Church

The Parumala Church located 10 km from Thiruvalla, Pathanamthitta district of Kerala is a famous devotional centre for Christians.
Nearest railway station: Chengannur, about 10 km
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 125 km

Cave Temple

The Cave Temple, a rare entity among the temple architecture of Kerala, there is one at Chadayamangalam in Kollam district. The temple is known as Kottukal Kal Thrikovil Cave Temple. The temple is carved from a gigantic piece rock, lying in the middle of a paddy field.
Nearest railway station: Kollam, about 47 km
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 60 km

Vadakkumnathan Temple

Vadakkumnathan temple at Thrissur, one of the oldest temple in Kerala is famous for Pooram festival celebrated annually in April-May.
Nearest railway station: Thrissur, about 1.5 km away
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 47 km away

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