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Chengannur

Chengannur,Kerala

Chengannur

Attractions

Chengannur Bhagavaty Temple, one of the oldest and famous temple, situated in the town of Chengannur in Alappuzha district. It is one among the Shakti peethas related to the myth of Sati. Shrine of Siva - Chengannur Mahadevar shrine is in the eastern side while Goddess Bhagawathy or Parvathi is facing west in this temple. Originally it is a Siva temple, but Bhagavathy deity has gained more prominence lately. Chengannur Bhagavati's "Thripputh Arattu " is very famous and devotees throng to the temple for witnessing the festival and rituals .


Aranmula is situated on the left banks of the river Pampa. It is about128 km from Trivandrum, 10 kilometers from Chengannur and Pathanamthitta and 14 kms from Pandalam. The nearest railway station is at Chengannur. Aranmula, the picturesque village in Pathanamthitta district has been declared as an international tourism destination by the Union Government.

Aranmula Attractions
Aranmula Parthasarathi temple - It is one of the most important Krishna temples in Kerala. Lord Krishna is depicted as Parthasarathi, chariot driver of Partha-Arjuna.

Aranmula Boat Race - Aranmula is the venue of the annual snake boat race on the Pampa river.
Aranmula Palace - Thiruvabarana khosayatra' of Sabarimala Ayyappa halt at Aranmula Palace during the journey to Sabarimala.The palace has a history of 200 years. Aranmula Palace also known as Aranmula Vadake kottaram

Vijnana Kalavedi - at Arunmula imparts training in the traditional arts and crafts of Kerala. It offers training classes in classical dance, classical music as well as Kalaripayattu . The centre is frequently visited by foreign tourists who can stay here for varying periods and have a first hand knowledge about Kerala culture

 

Location
Chengannur,Kerala

More info on the city

Chengannur is a is a municipal town in Alappuzha district of the state of Kerala in South India.The closest tourism destination to Chengannur is Pathanamthitta. Other close by tourism destinations include Adoor, Konni and Sabarimala.Chengannur is noted for its Shiva temple Chengannur Mahadeva Kshetram .


                                                    
                    

  
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