Kerala – Messyduniya

About Kozikhode

Temples & Religious Places Crops Offices & Industries Schools Colleges Festivals Places Around Transportation Facts Important Contacts Temples & Religious Places 1. Thali Temple Address: Bridgestone Apartments, Samooham Road, Palayam, Kozhikode, Kerala 673002 Phone: 0495 270 3610 It is a wonderful temple built in typical Kerala style. The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. Thalikkunu Shiva Temple is one of the oldest temples of Malabar. This temple has been attacked many times. Currently the Temple is under His Highness Zamorin of Calicut. Thali, Thiruvannur, Varackal, Puthur, Govindapuram etc. are other important temples in the town of Kozhikode as well as those nearby were completely destroyed as a result of Tipu’s military operations. 2. Thiruvachira Sree Krishna Temple Address: Beypore Rd,

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Kozikhode

OverviewCultureLanguageClimateOverview readMoreArgs[1] = {"type":"button","expm-title":"","button-width":"100px","button-height":"32px","animation-duration":"500","font-size":"14px","yrm-btn-hover-animate":"","yrm-btn-font-weight":"normal","yrm-animate-easings":"swing","moreName":"Read more","lessName":"Read less"}; yrmAddEvent(window,'load',function(){ var obj = new YrmClassic(); obj.id = 1; obj.init(); }); .yrm-cntent-1 { padding: 0px; } Calicut is the largest urban area in the state and 192nd largest urban area in the world. The city lies about 275 kilometres (171 mi) west of Bangalore. On 7 June 2012, Kozhikode was given the tag of “City of Sculptures” (Shilpa Nagaram) because of the various architectural sculptures located in various parts of the city. In May 2015, a food programme called Operation Sulaimani was introduced to help people who cannot afford a meal to have food with dignity. Read more Culture According to 2011 Census of India figures, 54.73% of Kerala’s population are Hindus, 26.56% are Read more

About Kochi

Temples & Religious Places Crops Offices & Industries Schools Colleges Festivals Places Around Transportation Facts Important Contacts Temples & Religious Places 1. Thrikkakara Temple Address: Cochin, Pukkattupady Road, Thrikkakara, Edappally, Kochi, Kerala 682021 It is the center of celebrations and place of origin for the popular Onam festival of Kerala. The temple is around two millennia old. It is also listed as one of the 108 Divya Desams (divine places). 2. Cochin Thirumala Devaswom Address: Cherlai, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002 Phone: 0484 222 5459 The temple is situated at Cherlai in the heart of Mattancherry town in Cochin area which is one of the earliest settlements of GSBs in Kerala. The temple was established in the later half of 16th

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Kochi

OverviewCultureLanguageClimateOverview Kochi is a major port city on the south-west coast of India bordering the Laccadive Sea. It is also called the Queen of the Arabian Sea. Kochi is known as the financial, commercial and industrial capital of Kerala. It is the home to Southern Naval Command of the Indian Navy and the state headquarters Culture readMoreArgs[1] = {"type":"button","expm-title":"","button-width":"100px","button-height":"32px","animation-duration":"500","font-size":"14px","yrm-btn-hover-animate":"","yrm-btn-font-weight":"normal","yrm-animate-easings":"swing","moreName":"Read more","lessName":"Read less"}; yrmAddEvent(window,'load',function(){ var obj = new YrmClassic(); obj.id = 1; obj.init(); }); .yrm-cntent-1 { padding: 0px; } Kochi has a diverse, multicultural, and secular community consisting of Malayalis, Konkanis, Gujaratis, Bengalis, Marathis, Punjabis, Tamilians, kannadigas, Biharias, Anglo-Indians and a few families of Jews among other denominations, all living in peaceful co-existence.  The city once had a large Jewish community, known Read more

About Alappuzha

Temples & Religious Places Crops Offices & Industries Schools Colleges Festivals Places Around Transportation Facts Important Contacts Temples & Religious Places 1. Mullakkal Temple The temple is also known as Mullakkal Rajarajeswari Temple, and Mullakkal Bhagwati Temple. The temple is accessible for devotes from all castes and religions. Positioned on one of the main streets of Alleppey, “Mullakkal theruvu”, Mullakkal Rajarajeswari Temple is structured in old Kerala architectural style. Being surrounded by well-maintained wall and a beautiful pond inside, the premises has plenty of trees and jasmine plants (after which the place may have been named, since ‘mullai’ in Tamil and ‘mulla’ in Malayalam mean jasmine). 2. Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple The Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple is believed to have

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Alappuzha

OverviewCultureLanguageClimateOverview readMoreArgs[1] = {"type":"button","expm-title":"","button-width":"100px","button-height":"32px","animation-duration":"500","font-size":"14px","yrm-btn-hover-animate":"","yrm-btn-font-weight":"normal","yrm-animate-easings":"swing","moreName":"Read more","lessName":"Read less"}; yrmAddEvent(window,'load',function(){ var obj = new YrmClassic(); obj.id = 1; obj.init(); }); .yrm-cntent-1 { padding: 0px; } Alappuzha, also known as Alleppey, is the administrative headquarters of Alappuzha District of Kerala state of southern India. Alappuzha is a city and a municipality in Kerala with an urban population of 174,164  and third among the districts having highest literacy rate in Kerala. In 2016, Centre for Science and Environment rated Alappuzha as the top cleanest town in India followed by Mysuru & Panaji. Read more Culture According to 2011 Census of India figures, 54.73% of Kerala’s population are Hindus, 26.56% are Muslims, 18.38% are Christians, and the remaining 0.32% follows other religion or no religion. Language Read more

About Thrissur

Temples & Religious Places Crops Offices & Industries Schools Colleges Festivals Places Around Transportation Facts Important Contacts Temples &   Religious Places 1. Vadakkunnathan Temple Address: Near Thekkinkadu Maidan, Kuruppam, Anchuvilakku, Thrissur, Kerala 680001 It is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. Mural paintings depicting various episodes from Mahabharata can be seen inside the temple. The shrines and the Kuttambalam display vignettes carved in wood. The temple, along with the mural paintings, has been declared as a National Monument by India under the AMASR Act. 2. Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple Address: Paramekkavu Devaswom Building, Round East, Thrissur, Kerala 680001 Phone: 0487 233 1273 Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple is one of the largest Bagavathi temples in Kerala located in Thrissur City. Thiruvambadi Sri

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Thrissur

OverviewCultureLanguageClimateOverview readMoreArgs[1] = {"type":"button","expm-title":"","button-width":"100px","button-height":"32px","animation-duration":"500","font-size":"14px","yrm-btn-hover-animate":"","yrm-btn-font-weight":"normal","yrm-animate-easings":"swing","moreName":"Read more","lessName":"Read less"}; yrmAddEvent(window,'load',function(){ var obj = new YrmClassic(); obj.id = 1; obj.init(); }); .yrm-cntent-1 { padding: 0px; } It is the fourth largest city, the third largest urban agglomeration in Kerala (Pop. 1,854,783) and the 20th largest in India. It is also the headquarters of the Thrissur District. It is also known as the Cultural Capital of Kerala because of its cultural, spiritual and religious leanings throughout history. Thrissur has historically been a centre of Hindu scholarship. Read more Culture readMoreArgs[1] = {"type":"button","expm-title":"","button-width":"100px","button-height":"32px","animation-duration":"500","font-size":"14px","yrm-btn-hover-animate":"","yrm-btn-font-weight":"normal","yrm-animate-easings":"swing","moreName":"Read more","lessName":"Read less"}; yrmAddEvent(window,'load',function(){ var obj = new YrmClassic(); obj.id = 1; obj.init(); }); .yrm-cntent-1 { padding: 0px; } Known as the Cultural Capital of Kerala, the city enjoys a thriving cultural tradition dating Read more

About Thiruvananthapuram

Temples & Religious Places Crops Offices & Industries Schools Colleges Festivals Places Around Transportation Facts Important Contacts Temples & eligious Places 1. Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple The main Deity of the temple is Sri Mahaganapathy (Ganesha). The main idol is installed in a seated posture with the right leg in a folded stance. The temple is situated in close proximity to the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple. Other Deities worshiped at the temple include Dharmasasta, Goddess Durga and Nagaraja. The temple sculptures include 32 different forms of Lord Ganesha. 2. Pazhaya Sreekanteswaram Temple This temple existed even in the 9th century AD. This temple is the original abode of the Lord of new Sreekanteswaram Mahadeva Temple. The new temple is situated just outside

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Thiruvananthapuram

OverviewCultureLanguageClimateOverview It is the capital and the largest city of Kerala. The city is ranked among the best cities to live in India. The city is also ranked as the best governed city in India. Trivandrum was the anglicised name of the town so the government decided to reinstate the city’s original name Thiruvananthapuram. Culture readMoreArgs[1] = {"type":"button","expm-title":"","button-width":"100px","button-height":"32px","animation-duration":"500","font-size":"14px","yrm-btn-hover-animate":"","yrm-btn-font-weight":"normal","yrm-animate-easings":"swing","moreName":"Read more","lessName":"Read less"}; yrmAddEvent(window,'load',function(){ var obj = new YrmClassic(); obj.id = 1; obj.init(); }); .yrm-cntent-1 { padding: 0px; } The city has historically been a cultural hub in South India due to the active interest of the rulers of erstwhile Travancore in the development of arts, architecture and liberal customs.  As a testimony to this, renowned artists like Maharaja Swathi Thirunal, Irayimman Thampi Read more