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Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

Located in Alapuzha, Ambalapuzha temple is a Hindu temple where Lord Krishna is the presiding deity, and the idol that has been established here is worshipped in the form of Parthasarthi by the believers. This ancient temple was constructed in 17th century AD by Chembakasserry Pooradam Thirunal-Devanarayanan Thampuran. The temple has a colourful architecture, and the structure stands beside a small pond. Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna temple attracts a large number of followers everyday due to its religious significance and the mythology associated with it. Rice and milk, also known as Payasam locally, is the major offering made by the followers to the idol. Devotees can also opt for Ambalapuzha Temple pal payasam booking and reserve the payasam on their name by sending money order. Two major festivals that are celebrated at Ambalapuzha Temple are Chambakulam Moolam water festival and Aaraattu festival. Cultural dances are performed during the festivals, and the ambiance of pure ecstasy and enjoyment engulf the temple.
Subhrajyoti Parida
After getting off from the houseboat, we set off on the road to the famous Sree Krishna Temple at Ambalapuuzha, a small town located 14 kms south of Alleppey. After spending couple of hours in the temple complex with the supreme deity, and few minutes having a photoshoot with the temple elephant which irritated the jumbo towards the end, we bought some Kerala sarees and dress material for our loved ones. Then, resumed our journey 5 kms west of Ambalappuzha to a lesser known place called as Karumadikkuttan.
Aishwarya Venugopal
Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple is a famous Hindu Lord Krishna temple situated 14 km south of Alappuzha in Kerala, India. Ambalapuzha Temple was built by the erstwhile ruler of Chembakasserry Sree Pooradam Thirunal Devanarayanan Thampuran during 15th – 17th AD. It is believed that the idol of Sree Krishna of Guruvayoor Temple was brought here for safekeeping during the raids of Tipu Sultan in 1789. The temple is also famous for its unique prasadam, the delicious Ambalapuzha Palpayasam – a sweet porridge madThe temple is associated with the birth of famous performing art form of Kerala – Ottamthullal. It is believed that legendary Malayalam poet Kalakkaththu Kunchan Nambiar gave birth to this unique art form in the Ambalappuzha Temple premises. The Mizhavu (a big copper drum used as a percussion instrument in performing arts) used by Kunjan Nambiar is still preserved in an enclosure in the temple.e of rice, milk, and sugar. Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna Temple is often refereed as Dwaraka of South. How to reach Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple Ambalapuzha Temple is situated around located 14 km from Alappuzha (Alleppey) . Frequent buses are available on the Alappuzha - Ambalapuzha route. Ambalapuzha is about 60 km from Ernakulam and 120 km from Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital. Railway Station Alappuzha Railway Station is the nearest railway station to reach Ambalapuzha. Airport Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport, 64 km away.