Chottanikkara"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Ernakulathappan Temple - Ernakulathappan Temple is a popular religious place, which is enshrined with an idol of Lord Shiva. The idol facing west is the main highlight of the temple. This temple exhibits beautiful Kerala style of architecture situated amidst beautiful surroundings. This temple is visited to seek blessings of Lord Shiva to attain Moksha. Along with the idol of Lord Shiva, the statues of Ganpati and Sastha are also placed in the sanctum.

     

    Kaduthuruthy Shiva Temple - Kaduthuruthy Shiva Temple is a famous Shiva temple which is also referred to as the Thali Temple. It is believed that the statue of Lord Shiva in the sanctum was installed by a demon named, Khara. According to mythology, Khara used to worship three idols, including Lord Shiva. The other two idols enshrined in the temple are Ettumanoor and Vaikom. The Shivalinga in the sanctum faces towards the east. At Kaduthuruthy  temple, one can also visit the beautiful Embank Lake in its vicinity.  The temple illustrates architectural style of medieval Kerala, featuring carvings of stories of Karthaveerarjuneeyam. The interiors and entrance of the temple exhibit the story of Lord Shiva on wood carvings. Along with the shrine of Lord Shiva, pilgrims can also visit temples of Ganapthy, Durga and Sastha, situated in proximity.

     

    Archaeological Museum - Archaeological Museum, erstwhile Tripunithura Hill Palace, is a major sightseeing attraction of Chottanikkara. The museum, built in 1865, sprawls over an area of 54 acres. The palace is one of the 49 traditional buildings that provide a glimpse of architecture of yesteryears. The palace was the administrative headquarters for the Kings of Kochi. At the museum, one can look take a look at beautiful archaeological articles that belonged to the Kingdom of Kochi. Travellers can also visit the deer park, the heritage museum, the children’s park and the pre-historic park within the palace premises.

     

    Vaikom Mahadeva Temple - Vaikom Mahadeva Temple is situated in the historical town named Vaikom, in the vicinity of Chottanikkara. This temple spread over an area of eight acres is dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is worshipped in the form of Vaikkathu Perumthrikkovilappan.  The structure and gopuras of the temple are the prime highlights. On the entrance of the temple, there is a sculpture of Lord Ganesha that is carved on an artificial stone. Moreover, sculpture of Nandi (Bull) can also be sighted on the eastern side of the temple. This shrine is related to Kaduthuruthy Mahadeva and Ettumanoor temples, which are situated in proximity to each other. According to legends, all these three temples were the worshipping site of Khara demon. He constructed these three temples in way that they formed a triangle. Vaikkathashtami, also known as Ananadana Prabhu, is a popular festival of the temple.

     

    Udayanapuram Subrahmanya Temple - Udayanapuram Subrahmanya Temple installed with an idol of Lord Subrahmanya is a popular religious centre of this destination. Located near the Vaikom Temple, this religious site is dedicated to Kartikeya. It is believed that worship at the Vaikom Mahadeva Temple is only completed after visiting the Udayanapuram Subrahmanya Temple. At this temple, one can see several carvings on the interior walls. Thousands of devotees pay homage to the presiding deity on the eve of Kartika day and Shashti of bright lunar fortnight. Moreover, Thai Pooyam festival, Ashtami festival and Aarattu are celebrated with zeal after the day of Ashtami.

     

    Shree Poornathrayesa Temple - Shree Poornathrayesa temple is one of the chief sites of religious significance, situated in Tripunithura. This 1000 year old temple in proximity to Chottaniokkara, is dedicated to Poornathrayesa, a manifestation of Lord Vishnu. Due to a fire during early 1900's, most of the articles housed in the temple were damaged. The current structure of the temple houses a statue of Lord Poornathrayesan, which is worshipped in the form of Santhanagopala Moorthy. It is believed that this shrine was the chief place of worship for Cochin Kingdom Royal Perumpadappu Swaroopam family.  Visiting the temple is believed to fulfil the desire of childless couples. Moreover, Vrishchikoltsawam festival is one of the main festivals of the temple, which is celebrated with fervour.

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    Indraprastha Tourist Home, Chottanikkara

    Near Chottanikkara Temple

    Indraprastha Tourist Home, Chottanikkara offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city.

    2,500.00 Avg/night

    Sreedevi Hotel, Chottanikkara

    West Nada Chottanikara

    Sreedevi Hotel, Chottanikkara offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This proper

    2,800.00 Avg/night

    Devasthanam Lodge, Chottanikkara

    Chottanikara Devaswom

    Devasthanam Lodge, Chottanikkara offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This pro

    2,500.00 Avg/night

    Woodlands Residency, Chottanikkara

    West Nada

    Woodlands Residency, Chottanikkara offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This p

    1,500.00 Avg/night

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    Ernakulathappan Temple - Ernakulathappan Temple is a popular religious place, which is enshrined with an idol of Lord Shiva. The idol facing west is the main highlight of the temple. This temple exhibits beautiful Kerala style of architecture situated amidst beautiful surroundings. This temple is visited to seek blessings of Lord Shiva to attain Moksha. Along with the idol of Lord Shiva, the statues of Ganpati and Sastha are also placed in the sanctum.

     

    Kaduthuruthy Shiva Temple - Kaduthuruthy Shiva Temple is a famous Shiva temple which is also referred to as the Thali Temple. It is believed that the statue of Lord Shiva in the sanctum was installed by a demon named, Khara. According to mythology, Khara used to worship three idols, including Lord Shiva. The other two idols enshrined in the temple are Ettumanoor and Vaikom. The Shivalinga in the sanctum faces towards the east. At Kaduthuruthy  temple, one can also visit the beautiful Embank Lake in its vicinity.  The temple illustrates architectural style of medieval Kerala, featuring carvings of stories of Karthaveerarjuneeyam. The interiors and entrance of the temple exhibit the story of Lord Shiva on wood carvings. Along with the shrine of Lord Shiva, pilgrims can also visit temples of Ganapthy, Durga and Sastha, situated in proximity.

     

    Archaeological Museum - Archaeological Museum, erstwhile Tripunithura Hill Palace, is a major sightseeing attraction of Chottanikkara. The museum, built in 1865, sprawls over an area of 54 acres. The palace is one of the 49 traditional buildings that provide a glimpse of architecture of yesteryears. The palace was the administrative headquarters for the Kings of Kochi. At the museum, one can look take a look at beautiful archaeological articles that belonged to the Kingdom of Kochi. Travellers can also visit the deer park, the heritage museum, the children’s park and the pre-historic park within the palace premises.

     

    Vaikom Mahadeva Temple - Vaikom Mahadeva Temple is situated in the historical town named Vaikom, in the vicinity of Chottanikkara. This temple spread over an area of eight acres is dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is worshipped in the form of Vaikkathu Perumthrikkovilappan.  The structure and gopuras of the temple are the prime highlights. On the entrance of the temple, there is a sculpture of Lord Ganesha that is carved on an artificial stone. Moreover, sculpture of Nandi (Bull) can also be sighted on the eastern side of the temple. This shrine is related to Kaduthuruthy Mahadeva and Ettumanoor temples, which are situated in proximity to each other. According to legends, all these three temples were the worshipping site of Khara demon. He constructed these three temples in way that they formed a triangle. Vaikkathashtami, also known as Ananadana Prabhu, is a popular festival of the temple.

     

    Udayanapuram Subrahmanya Temple - Udayanapuram Subrahmanya Temple installed with an idol of Lord Subrahmanya is a popular religious centre of this destination. Located near the Vaikom Temple, this religious site is dedicated to Kartikeya. It is believed that worship at the Vaikom Mahadeva Temple is only completed after visiting the Udayanapuram Subrahmanya Temple. At this temple, one can see several carvings on the interior walls. Thousands of devotees pay homage to the presiding deity on the eve of Kartika day and Shashti of bright lunar fortnight. Moreover, Thai Pooyam festival, Ashtami festival and Aarattu are celebrated with zeal after the day of Ashtami.

     

    Shree Poornathrayesa Temple - Shree Poornathrayesa temple is one of the chief sites of religious significance, situated in Tripunithura. This 1000 year old temple in proximity to Chottaniokkara, is dedicated to Poornathrayesa, a manifestation of Lord Vishnu. Due to a fire during early 1900's, most of the articles housed in the temple were damaged. The current structure of the temple houses a statue of Lord Poornathrayesan, which is worshipped in the form of Santhanagopala Moorthy. It is believed that this shrine was the chief place of worship for Cochin Kingdom Royal Perumpadappu Swaroopam family.  Visiting the temple is believed to fulfil the desire of childless couples. Moreover, Vrishchikoltsawam festival is one of the main festivals of the temple, which is celebrated with fervour.

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