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Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple-An Essence of Spirituality

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The heavenly abode of Lord Krishna is the Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple. You can see tourists flocking around the temple to get darshan of Sri Krishna. It is rightly named as Ambalappuzha, meaning temple on river with the temple adorning the Kerala backwaters. This sanctum evokes spirituality and helps soul seekers in finding their inner peace.

It is believed that the Krishna idol of Guruvayur Temple was shifted here during Tipu Sultan's raid. Known as the Dwaraka of the South, it has a tranquil surrounding with divine ambience and unique architecture with local folklore adorning the walls. Visit in March/April to witness the popular 10 day Arattu Utsavam. The temple is famous for its pal payasam prasad - a sweet pudding made from rice and milk - offered as a token of blessing to all devotees visiting the temple.

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Location:
Alleppey
Kerala, India
Best time to visit Alleppey: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
9.3830815°N, 76.3691990°E
Distance from Alleppey city center to Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple
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Read traveller's reviews about Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple..

Overall Rating:4.6

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  '5' out of 5
"Temple where Sree Krishna Swamy had given Darshan to his devotee Villwamangalam swamy.History goes back to the reign of Chembakassery Rajas and later the Maharajas of the State of Travancore. Ambalapuzha Palpayasam and Ambalapuzha Velakali (a form of performing art) are famous."
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"Lord Krishna temple.. ambalapuzha payasam is famous "
  '4' out of 5
"Lord krishna temple everyday there will special poojas will happen. we went on noon it was so hot. Temple Elephant was there they tied at his place and feeding food."
  '5' out of 5
"An hindu temple.. this place is an holy place for hindus ..!! beautiful building with an large pond.. gives a perfect view ..!!! a great place to visit..!!"
  '5' out of 5
"This temple is centuries old, initially under the patronage of Ambalapuzha Rajas later under the Travancore Rajas. The temple is fairly large with a big temple pond."

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