Kerala is a unique destination for people seeking great spirituality in India. Taking a spiritual tour to South India will offer you some feeling of divinity, medium to explore amazing religious places, enriched tradition, great architecture of the ancient temples, glorious sculpture and unique festivals & rituals.
To know about the religious and cultural aspects of the state, you have to plan to visit some of the famous temples in Kerala listed below:
An oldest temple in Kerala known as Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna temple, situated in Ambalapuzha in Kerala is among the state’s famous temple. It’s dedicated to Lord Krishna and a Krishna’s idol as a child lives in the temple.
Sri Padmanabhaswamy is among the famous temples in Kerala is known all over the world for its superiority architecturally. This hindu Kerala temple is dedicated to God Vishnu and is located at Thiruvananthapuram. It is built in Dravidian style during the 8th century.
Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Temple is one of the famous temples of Kerala, situated in the Western Ghats’ hill top, in the Pathanamthitta district, close to Periyar Tiger Reserve is a great pilgrim temple. It’s dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, surrounded by thick forest and mountains. The temple location is rocky and rich that enthralls the visitors.
This is a beautiful temple in Kerala is dedicated to Lord Krishna and it’s among the most religious temples. The idol which is carved out using Patalanjana stone is really known for its medicinal values. Guruvayurr Sree Krishna temple is famous for witnessing many rice feeding events (which is the new born’s first meal as well as marriages done in the outer part of the temple).
The temple of Kerala often remains thronged by the senior citizens and the visitors, personal entry lines are arranged.
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This is a popular devi temple in Kerala which is dedicated to Chottanikkara Devi. It’s around 5 ft. tall and is well-known for its ability to cure. It is said that the goddess removes the entire mental illnesses and disorders, offering peace to the devotees.
This is dedicated to the serpent God and it’s an ancient world famous temple. It’s located in lush green forest just like any other kind of snake temples.
This Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva also called Vaikom Mahadeva. It’s a strong belief that people who visit this temple together with Kaduthuruthy Thaliyil Mahadeva and Ettumanoor Siva Temple, their wishes will get fulfilled and their voice will be pure and clean.
This famous shiva temple in Kerala is located at Kodungallur, Thrissur district, is also known as Mahadeva Temple.
This a beautiful hindu temple in Kerala with special architecture is situated on the river’s banks Valapattanam and the temple is dedicated to Lord Muthappan. The visitors offer liquor and alcohol bottles to Lord Muthappan.
This Temple is situated in Memunda nearly 4 km from Vadakara, in Kozhikode’s district, in Kerala. It’s said to be the official 500 Aryan Nagariks’ family temple and their successors, moved to Kerala.