Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple

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Overview

The Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple is believed to have been built during 15th – 17th AD by the local ruler Chembakasserry Pooradam Thirunal-Devanarayanan Thampuran.Built in the typical Kerala architectural style,The payasam served in the Ambalappuzha Temple is famous among Hindu devotees.This sweet pudding made of rice and milk has an interesting mythological legend behind it.It is believed that Guruvayoorappan reaches here daily at the time of Palpayasa Nedyam to have it.It is also in this temple that Pallipana is performed by Velans, once in every twelve years.
 Amabalapuzha Temple Festival, also referred to as the Chambakulam Moolam water festival. This festival is conducted every year on the Moolam day of the Mithunam month of the Malayalam era.The Aaraattu festival commences with the flag hoisting ceremony on the Atham star in Meenam (March-April). The important Aaraattu festival takes place on the Thiruvonam day of the same month.
 
The Sree Krishna Temple is located 1.5 kilometres east of the town junction. near National Highway 47, about 13 kilometres  south of Allepey.
 
Nearest railway station: Ambalapuzha, about 2 km away; Alappuzha, about 14 km.
 
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 139 km.
 

Location

Country
India
State
Kerala
City
Alappuzha
Location
Ambalapuzha
Address
Komalapuram, SH 12 Ambalapuzha, Alappuzha Dist, Kerala 688561.
Contact Info
Phone:
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Ambalappuzha
Nearest Railway Station
Ambalapuzha (AMPA)
Nearest Airport
Trivandrum International Airport
IN
latitude : 8.482119560 longitude :76.920097350
Corporation : Trivandrum
GPS Code : VOTV
Open Year
15th – 17th AD
Dedicated To
Chembakasserry Pooradam Thirunal-Devanarayanan Thampuran
Visiting Hours
All days of the week : 3:00 AM - 12:30 PM; 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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