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Other Temples Near to Chengannur Mahadeva Temple..
1. Kunnathumala Mahadeva Temple.

This temple is considered as the ‘Moolasthanam’ of the Chengannur Mahadeva temple. It is situated very near to the Mahadeva temple in north side.

2. Aranmula Sreekrishna Temple.

The famous ‘Parthasarathi’ temple on the banks of the holy river Pampa is dedicated to Lord Krishna attracts large number of devotees.

This temple is the most famous one among the Pancha Pandava temples. The image of Krishna in this temple is believed to be worshiped by Arjuna of pandavas.

The river Pampa at Aranmula is the venue of the famous snake boat race.

Aranmula Sreekrishna/Parthasarathi Temple is 8kms from Chengannur.

3. Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple.

Sabarimala is a renowned pilgrim centre atop the rugged hills of the Western Ghats. This holy shrine is dedicated to Lord Ayyappa.

The sanctum sanctorum nestles 914 m above sea level, amidst the virgin forest wilderness of the Western Ghats.The main pilgrimage is undertaken between November and January. Regardless of caste, creed, colour, they wear black dhotis and carry on their heads, bundles containing traditional offerings like coconut filled with ghee, camphor and rice.

Chengannur is declared as the main Edathavalam of Sabarimala Pilgrimage by Travancore Devaswom Board. Most of the pilgrims passing through chengannur visits chengannur Mahadeva Temple.

  • Chengannur railway station is the nearest station to reach Sabarimala.
  • Chengannur to Pamba (Via Aranmula) is 93 Kms
  • Pampa to Sannidhanam (Via Neelimala - Appachimedu - Sabaripeedom ) is approx 7 Kms
  • KSRTC bus service is available from the railway station to Pampa every half an hour.
4. Puliyoor Sreekrishna Temple.

The famous Puliyoor Sreekrishna swami temple situated in the Chengannur - Mavelikkara road via Cheriyanad is only 4 Kms away from Chengannur Mahadeva Temple. The main deity of this temple is Sreekrishna and is one of the sacred Pancha Pandava Temples. The image of Krishna in this temple is believed to be worshiped by Bhima of Pandavas.

5. Thiruvanvandoor Sreekrishna Temple.

Situated on the banks of Manimala and Pamba rivers, Thiruvanvandoor is a famous Hindu Pligrimage centre. The Vishnu shrine here is believed to have been consecrated by the legendary Bhrigu Muni in Thiruvanvandoor. It is mentioned that this place is one of the five sacred places where the image of Vishnu was worshiped by Pandavas during their vanavasa. This temple is only 10 km away from Chengannur Mahadeva Temple. Thiruvanvandoor is a part of chengannur.

6. Thrichitat Sreekrishna Temple.

This famous temple is situated very near to the chengannur mahadeva temple. This temple is one of the sacred Pancha Pandava temples. The image of Krishna in this temple is believed to be worshiped by ‘Yudhishtira’ of pandavas.

7. Chakkulathukavu Devi Temple.

Chakkulathamma, the famous miracle worker, is housed in this temple. People from all religions are permitted to enter this temple. Lady worshippers offer "Pongala" to the Goddess on the Thrikkarthika Day of the Vrichika month.Chakkulathucavu Temple is located near the Neerettupuram Junction on Thiruvalla - Edathuva route.

Chakkulathukavu Devi Temple is around 20 kms away from chengannur mahadeva temple.

8. Thiruvalla Sreevallabhaswami Temple.

Sree Vallabha temple here is one of the important pilgrim centers of Vaishnavites all over India. Lord Vishnu is the main deity of this temple. Kadhakali is performed almost on all days in this temple as offerings by devotes. A granite pillar carved out of single piece with an image of Garuda on its top stands in front of the temple.
The pillar, which serves as a flag staff,  is 60ft high and is made of granite. It is believed that its bottom touches the water table.

Sreevallabha swami temple is situated around 12 km away from chengannur.

9. Sasthamkulangara (Chathankulangara) Temple.

Chathankulangara in Chengannur town is known for the famous temple dedicated to Narasimha. This temple is situated very near to the Mahadeva Temple in the eastern side. The presence of elegant wood carving of artistic perfection depicting the puranic scenes connected with Sree Rama and Sree Krishna is the peculiarity of this temple.

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