Kerala Temples – Popular Hindu Pilgrim centers name, images, route map
list of famous kerala temples from trivandrum to kasargod
Thiruvananthapuram is commonly known as soil of ananthapadmanaabhan,sree padmanabha swami temple is a main temple in trivandrum district, attuukal devi temple and pongal is noted in guinness record for the participation of pongal in greater no. of ladies. oachira temple in kollam has a special peculiarity is without temple complex. kottarakkara mahaganapathy temple is a famous pilgrim center in kollam. when we move to pathanamthitta sabarimala temple is well famous in south india and near by temples in pathanamthitta are malayalappuzha devi temple,aranmula parthasarathy temple,sreevallabha temple, kaviyoor mahadeva etc.
Lord shiva worship centers
in kottayam district there are many shiva temples they are at ettumanoor, thirunakkara, kadathuruthy and vaikom. ambalappuzha sreekrishna temple in alapppuzha is known as southern guruvayoor,the payasam served here is very special for hindus and harippad muruga temple known as southern palani and important temples in alappuzha are chengannur mahadeva, chakkulathukavu devi, mannarasala nagaaraja temple etc are some popular kerala temples.
south indian ambalam
We can see middle kerala is the pilgrimages center sree sidhi vinayakan temple is most famous in idukki and nayathod in ernakulam is famous with sivanarayana temple. guruvayoor, koodalmanikyam, mammiyoor, vadakkumnatha and paramekkav temples in thrissur are very close to cultural festivals like thrissur puram, kudamattam etc. In northern kerala killikkurissi mahadeva temple is at the banks of river bharathappuzha, kadampuzha devi temple is at malappuram district other famous temples in malappuram are alattiyur hanuman temple and thirunavaya mukunda temple.
the only seetha temple in kerala is pulppalli wayanad and thirunelli temple is southern kashi.lokanarkavu temple in kozhikode relates kerala with vadakkanpattu history.durga is the deity and varakkal devi temple,pisharikavu are also for durga. there are two sree rama temples in kannur they are sree andalur kavu and thiruvangad. rajarajeswra, kotttiyoor temples are also situated in kannur.ananthapuram in kasargod is a unique lake temple in kerala, the temple locate the center of the lake,mythology says that here is the origin seat of ananthapadmanabha swami. we can also see mayathi devi temple and sree gopalakrishna temple in kasargod.