Four Top Famous Temples in Kerala That Should Not Be Missed By Any

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There are numerous top famous temples in Kerala that are built during various countries with various architectural styles. This article will talk in detail about the handpicked top four famous temples in Kerala that should be visited by everyone with no regards to their religious belief.

1. Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

This temple is an iconic monument located in Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram. It is one of the oldest temples in the country. This is one of the famous temples in Kerala that is recognized for its architectural beauty. The pillared corridor with 500 musical pillars is the top attraction in this temple. This temple is also famous for its buried treasure which accounts for more than one trillion Indian rupees. Many explorers visit this temple to find out more buried treasures. Other important attractions of this temple are the mural painting collection, golden mandap, Travancore’s royal crown, sanctum Sanctorum and others. It is the richest temple in the world and you ought to visit this temple in which Lord Vishnu is worshipped in his sleeping position. It is just one km away from the central railway station and six km away from the international airport.

2. Attukal Devi Temple

This temple is one of the many famous temples in Kerala that is located in Trivandrum. This temple gets its name from the Attukal festival that is celebrated in February and March in which more than a million woman participate in a small gathering. This temple is famous for its numerous sculptures. There are numerous stories related to the history of this temple. The idol of this temple is decorated with exotic ornaments and gems. The temple is located 2 km away from Thriuvananthapuram central railway station and 7 km away from the international airport.

3. Guruvayur Krishna Temple

This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is located in Guruvayur. It is an important pilgrim spot and is called as the earthly abode of Lord Vishnu.  This temple is more than 5000 years old and you can find a lot of interesting sculptures here. Top attractions of this temple are the morning 3 am rituals, elephant blessings, offerings provided to devotees and many others. This temple is located 30 km away from Thrissur. There are many trains that connect this city to various other parts of the state. The nearest airport is located in Cochin which is 75 km away.

4. Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna temple

Sree Krishna Temple of Ambalapuzha is a famous pilgrimage spot (do not confused with Alappuzha). This temple falls under the list of famous temples in Kerala because it architectural style. This temple is famous for satiric art and the sweet provided after rituals to the devotees. This temple used to be a haven for those who survived Tippu Sultan’s raid in 18th century. The temple pond is another attraction in this temple. You ought to take a dip and feed the fishes in the pond. This temple is located 2 km away from Ambalapuzha railway station and 14 km away from Alappuzha railway station.

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