Pilgrimages/ Places of worship in Kerala
Padmanabh Swamy Temple (Trivandrum)
Sri Padmanabh Swamy Temple (Trivandrum): Sri Anantha Padmanabha
Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is an awe-inspiring
structure that has a 100 feet high 'gopuram', built in Dravidian
style. The temple, known for the Mural paintings and stone
carvings is one among the 108 temples dedicated to Vishnu in
Guruvayoor, where the famous Sree Krishna Temple is situated, is
one of the most sacred and important pilgrim centers of Kerala.
The walls of the sanctum are inlaid with exquisite mural paintings
Sabarimala is a renowned pilgrim center atop the rugged hills of
the Western Ghats. This holy shrine is dedicated to Lord Ayyappa.
The Village of Sabarimala is named after Shabari who did severe
penance in order to meet Rama who granted her wish for her
devotion and faith during her penance.
Vadukkumnathan is a prominent Shiva temple, in downtown Thrissur (Trichur),
Kerala. This is one of Kerala's most ancient shrines, which also
houses a museum of ancient wall paintings, wood carvings and art
pieces of immense historical value. The 'Pooram' festival, falling
in April/ May, attracts devotees and tourists from all over the