Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple

Why?
  • It is situated on the banks of Karamana River near Thiruvallam.
  • The temple was built during the 12th and 13th century, late Pandyan period.
  • The temple is considered a protected monument by the Archaeology Department of Kerala.
  • Legend has it that Lord Parasurama is the creator of Kerala and the temple dedicated to him is considered as a holy place for his devotees.
  • During the karkidaka vavu day (a holiday in the Malayalam month of karkidakam) as part of the bali (a religious ritual), devotees pay homage to the departed souls of forefathers, after taking a dip in the holy water.
Location
  • 5.7 km from Kovalam Junction Railway Station
Timing
  • Sunrise to Sunset
Fees
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Local eateries available
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