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Sree Subramanya Swami Temple, Alappuzha

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Admire the intricate and colorful figurines of various deities adorning the towering facade of Sree Subramanya Swami Temple. Journey inside the ancient temple (reportedly carved out of a single large boulder), and observe the impressive craftsmanship in the stone pillars, along with vibrant painted ceilings. Look out for the main deity of worship, a tall and smiling black granite figure, standing in the sanctum sanctorum. If you're visiting in the month of January or February, you may catch festivals that attract thousands of worshippers every year. Use our Alappuzha family vacation planner to arrange your visit to Sree Subramanya Swami Temple and other attractions in Alappuzha.
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The accommodations of Alappuzha vary greatly in style, with the beach, main urban area, and waterways splitting the focus of the city. The area between Alappuzha Beach and Finishing Point contains the highest concentration of accommodations here, with hotels offering sea views and large resorts by the coast, a number of upmarket hotels and simple guesthouses by Finishing Point, and an array of largely standard hotels in the urban area between these two scenic spots. Many visitors to Alappuzha opt to stay on a houseboat for all or part of their visit, with the accommodations taking a range of different routes through the backwaters.
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  • Very serene atmosphere. Men have to remove and bare their top. Please remove your footwear in your vehicle along with what you wear on top. Spend good time listening to priest offerings to Lord Subram...  more »
  • iam happy to see this temple the arrangements in the temple is very good the gopuram arrangements are most beautiful  more »
  • As a foreigner we felt welcomed and were able to walk around freely. They even opened up a few closed off areas for us to see. Beautiful, breath taking and so peaceful inside a busy city!  more »
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  • peace full and very good atmosphere, good temple with lots of festival,This is the oldest temples in Kerala. This temple dedicated to Subrahmanya Swamy is known as Dakshina Palani(Southern Palani). It is believed that the temple was established even before the advent of Kaliyuga.
  • One of the LARGEST (Mathilkkettu) & ANCIENT temples of Kerala and the main diety is SUBRAMANIA, Which is a couple of kilometers away from the NAGAR KSHETRAM = MSNNARASHALA. The festivals are very famous, which is filled with art performances by Top Artists when the East Nada will be covered by road side-vedors (fancy items for Ladies and children). West Nada provides variety of utensils, etc. Rare forms of Arts and rituals (like Ambalappuzha Vela, etc) can be viewed. KATHAKALI is performed all days through the Utsavam, almost making the festival a 24Hrs event for 10 days. WORTH A GREAT TEMPLE to visit! Also known as DAKSHINA PALANI, the temple followes the traditions (can't wear Shirt and Bannian inside Naalambalam. The Gopurams are tall and the art works are worth praising.
  • Well maintained... Must visit... No more words since it's a pilgrimage...
  • Kerala's biggest Muruka temple with a chatur bahu(4 handed) idol. Temple has the tallest golden dhwaja(flagstaff) and pond in Kerala.. 3 festivals have celeberated here.. A must visit temple for all hindu devotees..
  • Very ancient temple of our hometown Harippad...And is known as Kerala's Pazani Temple...!!!