Kerala Temples

Kerala Temple Tour - Kerala temples are built using materials like stone, brick, laterite and wood. The primary deities worshipped in Kerala are Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, Bhagavati,Lord Ayyappa and Lord Ganapathi. The architectural elements of the the temples of Kerala include "Sree kovil" (garbhagriha), gopurams, namaskara mandapams, dwaja stambham, prakarams and Kuttambalam (theatre hall).

A generous use of murals is used for decoration purpose in Kerala temples. Most of the temples will have a temple pond called "ambala kulam" in the temple premises.

Non-Hindus are not permitted to enter some of the temples, like Guruvayur Srikrishna Temple. Photography is also restricted. They can see the temple only from outside.

It is mandatory in all the temples that the visitors must remove their footwear before entering the temple.

Some of the Popular Temples o Kerala -
Kerala Temple Tour

Guruvayur Srikrishna Temple 

Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple 

Sri Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple

Sri Kadampuzha Bhagavathi Temple

Chottanikkara Devi Temple

Thirunavaya Temple

Kalpathy Agraharam temple

Attukal Bhagavathi Temple

Vadakkumnathan temple

Dakshina Mookambika Temple, Paravur

Mannarasala Nagaraja Temple

Thirumanthamkunnu Temple

Sri Parasurama Temple, Thiruvallam, Thiruvananthapuram

More temples will be added to this list.

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