Vishnu Temple, Alappuzha

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The Thrichittatt Mahavishnu Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Supreme God Vishnu and located in Chengannur, Alappuzha District, Kerala, South India. Constructed in the Kerala style of architecture, the temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, by Nammalwar, one of the saint poets of the 8th century. It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Krishna, an avatar of Vishnu, who is worshipped as Imayavarappan. The nearest railway station to the temple is located in Chengannur, while the nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport.It is one of the five ancient shrines in the Chengannur area of Kerala, connected with the legend of Mahabharata, where the five Pandavas are believed to have built one temple each; Thrichittatt Maha Vishnu Temple by Yudhishthira, Puliyur Mahavishnu Temple by Bheema, Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple by Arjuna, Thiruvanvandoor Mahavishnu Temple by Nakula and Thrikodithanam Mahavishnu Temple by Sahadeva.
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  • July 15, 2017
    We went there afternoon to see the goddess raja rajeswari there.goddess was decorated finely.we have many shops outside the temple to buy various things.  more »
  • January 8, 2017
    A very nice, large temple dedicated to Goddess Rajeshwari in the heart of Alleppey, very close to the jutty. The goddess idol is extremely pretty and can have an extremely good & clear view of the sam...  more »
  • January 4, 2017
    We visited this temple during the annual festival. Every one should visit this temple whenever in Alleppey. There are some restrictions for Non-hindus and Foreigners. There is an elephant belonging to...  more »
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    calm place

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