Ernakulatthappan Temple, Kochi (Cochin)

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#7 of 26 in Historic Sites in Kochi (Cochin)
Ernakulatthappan Temple differs from most similar shrines in one major characteristic--its idol faces west. The shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva, the protector of the city. Use our Kochi (Cochin) itinerary planner to visit Ernakulatthappan Temple on your trip to Kochi (Cochin), and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • July 24, 2017
    Very popular Shiva temple,located near the city center.the name of ernakulam town supposed to be derived from the name of this temple. a important place of worship for local hindus  more »
  • July 21, 2017
    The guardian of Ernakulam - Ernakulathappan - is a lovely Shiva temple situated just off the Marine Drive in Kochi. It is well worth a visit.  more »
  • July 4, 2017
    A must go for calming your mind. Come here before 7 am, witness the Lord being bathed, dressed, and taken around the temple. Allow your worries to take a vacation and your mind to wander as it wishes ...  more »

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