Kodungallur"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple - The idol of the Goddess Bhagavathi seen in the sanctum sanctorum has eight arms and carries weapons on them. The Goddess also represents the victory she gained over the demon Daruka, whose severed head can also be seen in her arms. Among the various legends related to the temple, two most famous legends associates the Goddess with the stories of Kannagi and Daruka. Kshetrapala, Tavittu moorthi and Vasoorimala are the other deities present within the temple premises. Kodungallur Bhagavathi temple is the prime attraction of Kodungallur. Known also as Karumbakavu temple, Kodungallur Bhagavathi temple is dedicated to the warrior Goddess Bhagavathi. Kodungallur Bhagavathi temple is visited by pilgrims during Kodungallur Bharani (Kaavu Theendal) and Thalappoli festivals.

     

    Thriprayar Sri Rama Temple - Thriprayar Sri Rama temple is one of the renowned pilgrimage destinations at Kodungallur. Situated at Thriprayar, at a distance of about 15 km from Kodungallur, Thriprayar Sri Rama temple has a significant role in the famous Arattupuzha Pooram celebration. As per the legends, the idol of this temple was procured by an army chieftain when it was washed ashore. Lord Rama, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu is the presiding deity of this temple.  It is also believed that this idol is a representation of the Holy Trinity – Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Thriprayar Sri Rama temple is a popular venue for the performance of traditional art forms like the Koothu as well the modern drama performances.

     

    Thiruvanchikulam Mahadeva Temple - Thiruvanchikulam Mahadeva temple is one of the main attractions offered by Kodungallur. This is an ancient temple which is about 2000 years old. Thiruvanchikulam Mahadeva temple is famous for the various manifestations of Lord Shiva, who is also the main deity of the temple. Gopuram Thevar, Dakshinamoorthy, Pasupathy, Natakkal Shivan, Sandhyavela Shivan, Palliyara Shivan, Unni Thevar and Konnakkal Shivan are the different manifestations of Lord Shiva found in this temple. The temple also has many minor shrines dedicated to various Gods and Goddesses.

     

    Mar Thoma Pontifical Shrine - Mar Thoma Pontifical Shrine is one of the main attractions at Kodungallur. Mar Thoma Shrine is situated at Azhikode, where the renowned Saint Thomas landed for the first time in India during his mission of propagating Christianity.   Mar Thoma Shrine is considered among the most renowned churches in Kerala. Mar Thoma Shrine was built to honour Saint Thomas, who was one of the disciples of Jesus Christ. This church, which displays the Indo – Persian architectural style, has preserved the holy relics of St. Thomas or Marthoma Sleha at the altar. 

     

    Koodalmanikyam Temple - Koodalmanikyam temple is one of the prime destinations of pilgrims visiting Kodungallur. Koodalmanikyam temple is situated in the vicinity of Kodungallur at Iringalakkuda. Koodalmanikyam temple is one of the renowned temples in Kerala. This is the only temple in India which is dedicated to Bharatha, the brother of Lord Rama.  Koodalmanikyam temple is famous for its architectural style and craftsmanship. This temple is noted for its round shaped sanctum or Shri-kovil, the big chuttambalam and murals on the interior walls. The temple also has a Koothambalam, which makes the temple an active venue for the performance of traditional temple arts like the Kathakali, Koothu, etc.

     

    Cheraman Masjid - Cheraman Masjid is one of the famous religious spots in Kodungallur. The history of this Masjid dates back to 629 AD, when Kodungallur was ruled by Cheraman Perumals. Kodungallur is believed to be the first place in India to welcome Islam religion. The Cheraman King, who ruled over the ancient port city of Muchiripattanam or Muziris, went to Arabia and embraced Islam. His death-wish was to construct a mosque at Muchiripattanam, which was carried out by the King of Jeddah. But the port city of Muchiripattanam was destroyed in the flood of 1341. The present mosque at Kodungallur, the second masjid, is also known by the name 'Cheraman Perumal Juma Masjid'.

     

    Sringapuram Shiva Temple -Sringapuram Shiva temple is one of the main pilgrimage destinations offered by Kodungallur. This is an ancient temple with many scriptures on its walls. It is believed that this Shiva temple was consecrated by Sage Rishyashringa and hence, the name ‘Sringapuram’. The Shiva idol in this temple represents the grief-struck Shiva, who lost Goddess Sathi in the Daksha Yaga. Sringapuram Shiva temple is noted for the Shivarathri festival which is celebrated with great enthusiasm by the devotees.

     

    Kizhtali Shiva temple - Kizhtali Siva temple is one of the prime destinations of pilgrims visiting Kodungallur. Kizhtali Siva temple is situated at Tirukulasekharapuram, which lies in the vicinity of Kodungallur. This temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, has the Shiva lingam which is many centuries old.

     

    Kaddipuram Beach - Kaddipuram Beach is one of the main destinations of tourists visiting Kodungallur. Kaddipuram Beach, located in the vicinity of Kodungallur, is famous for its golden sandy sea shore. This is one of the busiest beaches in Kerala. The beach offers various opportunities in water sports and entertainment activities.

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    Kairali Hotel, Kodungallur

    TKS Puram Near Bus Stop

    Kairali Hotel, Kodungallur 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 property

    2,500.00 Avg/night

    Indraprastham Hotel, Kodungallur

    Kodungallur

    Indraprastham Hotel, Kodungallur 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

    3,500.00 Avg/night

    Garden Lodge, Kodungallur

    Near Bus Stop Kodungallur

    Garden Lodge, Kodungallur 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 property i

    2,000.00 Avg/night

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    Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple - The idol of the Goddess Bhagavathi seen in the sanctum sanctorum has eight arms and carries weapons on them. The Goddess also represents the victory she gained over the demon Daruka, whose severed head can also be seen in her arms. Among the various legends related to the temple, two most famous legends associates the Goddess with the stories of Kannagi and Daruka. Kshetrapala, Tavittu moorthi and Vasoorimala are the other deities present within the temple premises. Kodungallur Bhagavathi temple is the prime attraction of Kodungallur. Known also as Karumbakavu temple, Kodungallur Bhagavathi temple is dedicated to the warrior Goddess Bhagavathi. Kodungallur Bhagavathi temple is visited by pilgrims during Kodungallur Bharani (Kaavu Theendal) and Thalappoli festivals.

     

    Thriprayar Sri Rama Temple - Thriprayar Sri Rama temple is one of the renowned pilgrimage destinations at Kodungallur. Situated at Thriprayar, at a distance of about 15 km from Kodungallur, Thriprayar Sri Rama temple has a significant role in the famous Arattupuzha Pooram celebration. As per the legends, the idol of this temple was procured by an army chieftain when it was washed ashore. Lord Rama, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu is the presiding deity of this temple.  It is also believed that this idol is a representation of the Holy Trinity – Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Thriprayar Sri Rama temple is a popular venue for the performance of traditional art forms like the Koothu as well the modern drama performances.

     

    Thiruvanchikulam Mahadeva Temple - Thiruvanchikulam Mahadeva temple is one of the main attractions offered by Kodungallur. This is an ancient temple which is about 2000 years old. Thiruvanchikulam Mahadeva temple is famous for the various manifestations of Lord Shiva, who is also the main deity of the temple. Gopuram Thevar, Dakshinamoorthy, Pasupathy, Natakkal Shivan, Sandhyavela Shivan, Palliyara Shivan, Unni Thevar and Konnakkal Shivan are the different manifestations of Lord Shiva found in this temple. The temple also has many minor shrines dedicated to various Gods and Goddesses.

     

    Mar Thoma Pontifical Shrine - Mar Thoma Pontifical Shrine is one of the main attractions at Kodungallur. Mar Thoma Shrine is situated at Azhikode, where the renowned Saint Thomas landed for the first time in India during his mission of propagating Christianity.   Mar Thoma Shrine is considered among the most renowned churches in Kerala. Mar Thoma Shrine was built to honour Saint Thomas, who was one of the disciples of Jesus Christ. This church, which displays the Indo – Persian architectural style, has preserved the holy relics of St. Thomas or Marthoma Sleha at the altar. 

     

    Koodalmanikyam Temple - Koodalmanikyam temple is one of the prime destinations of pilgrims visiting Kodungallur. Koodalmanikyam temple is situated in the vicinity of Kodungallur at Iringalakkuda. Koodalmanikyam temple is one of the renowned temples in Kerala. This is the only temple in India which is dedicated to Bharatha, the brother of Lord Rama.  Koodalmanikyam temple is famous for its architectural style and craftsmanship. This temple is noted for its round shaped sanctum or Shri-kovil, the big chuttambalam and murals on the interior walls. The temple also has a Koothambalam, which makes the temple an active venue for the performance of traditional temple arts like the Kathakali, Koothu, etc.

     

    Cheraman Masjid - Cheraman Masjid is one of the famous religious spots in Kodungallur. The history of this Masjid dates back to 629 AD, when Kodungallur was ruled by Cheraman Perumals. Kodungallur is believed to be the first place in India to welcome Islam religion. The Cheraman King, who ruled over the ancient port city of Muchiripattanam or Muziris, went to Arabia and embraced Islam. His death-wish was to construct a mosque at Muchiripattanam, which was carried out by the King of Jeddah. But the port city of Muchiripattanam was destroyed in the flood of 1341. The present mosque at Kodungallur, the second masjid, is also known by the name 'Cheraman Perumal Juma Masjid'.

     

    Sringapuram Shiva Temple -Sringapuram Shiva temple is one of the main pilgrimage destinations offered by Kodungallur. This is an ancient temple with many scriptures on its walls. It is believed that this Shiva temple was consecrated by Sage Rishyashringa and hence, the name ‘Sringapuram’. The Shiva idol in this temple represents the grief-struck Shiva, who lost Goddess Sathi in the Daksha Yaga. Sringapuram Shiva temple is noted for the Shivarathri festival which is celebrated with great enthusiasm by the devotees.

     

    Kizhtali Shiva temple - Kizhtali Siva temple is one of the prime destinations of pilgrims visiting Kodungallur. Kizhtali Siva temple is situated at Tirukulasekharapuram, which lies in the vicinity of Kodungallur. This temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, has the Shiva lingam which is many centuries old.

     

    Kaddipuram Beach - Kaddipuram Beach is one of the main destinations of tourists visiting Kodungallur. Kaddipuram Beach, located in the vicinity of Kodungallur, is famous for its golden sandy sea shore. This is one of the busiest beaches in Kerala. The beach offers various opportunities in water sports and entertainment activities.

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