A most renowned and devotional getaway on the banks of the Vembanad Lake is the hotspot of spirituality. The Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple is of historical significance with Lord Shiva, one of the holy trinity as the presiding deity. This famous and ancient temple goes back a long way with an interesting history of how Lord Shiva came into the temple.
The walls of the prestigious temple are lined with beautiful mural paintings of various Gods. The Nataraja and ezharaponnana murals are fine examples of artistic expressions. The annual festival of Ezhara Ponnana is the most celebrated period when a historic procession ritual is conducted in February/ March. Ezhara Ponnana refers to the golden elephant chariot with a height of 7.5 ft. The procession of the golden wooded chariot is a memorable spectacle during this pompous festival.