Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple
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Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple

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Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple in Alleppey

The idol at Ambalapuzha is likened to Parthasarthi with a whip in the right hand and a Shankhu (sacred conch) in the left. This temple is directly associated to the Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple. During the raids of Tipu Sultan in 1789, the idol of Sri Krishna from the Guruvayoor Temple was brought to the Ambalappuzha Temple for safe keeping.

The payasam served in the Ambalappuzha Temple is famous among Hindu devotees. This sweet pudding made of rice and milk has an interesting mythological legend behind it.It is believed that Guruvayoorappan reaches here daily at the time of Palpayasa Nedyam to have it.

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Location:
Alleppey
Kerala, India
Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
NA
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."
  '5' out of 5
"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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Content of this page was last updated at Aug 28, 2016