Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Kottayam

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  • Guess one of the oldest temples in Kerala. We were fortunate to visit to on the first day of Vaikathashtami festival. Visited in the evening .. so entire temple was lit with lamps, there were cultural...  more »
  • Vaikom mahadeva temple is on of the famous temble in kerala.the premises of the temple is very cam and beautiful.  more »
  • This was a rushed visit on a morning group tour and the sense of order,cleanliness, and architectural heritage with a sense of space was sublime  more »
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  • This is one of the 3 important shiva temples in Kerala. Very well maintained temple. Good parking area outside temple. Great architecture and wonderful courtyard. Not much rush on working days
  • A very old and famous place of worship of the Hindu God of Mahadeva. It is a big temple with ample parking place and other facilities for the pilgrims. It is a major stopover for the pilgrims to Sabarimala.
  • One of the three famous Mahadev temples in this region. Must visit if you're here. Try to visit all three in the same day, it is said to be very pious.
  • A famous temple of Lord Shiva. Thousands of people from different parts of Kerala visit here during annual festival know as Ashtami ulsavam.
  • Very ancient temple . Nice place and a historic one . The God siva with calm nature

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