List of Hindu temples in Kerala

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This is a list of famous Hindu temples in Kerala ordered by district.[1][2][3]

Alappuzha[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Vadakkan Koyikkal Devi Temple Puthiyavila Puthiyavila, Kayamkulam Sree Parvathy
Manakkattu Devi Temple[4] Pallipad, Haripad, Alappuzha Dist Bhuvaneswari
Chakkulathukavu Temple[5] Neerattupuram Durga Manakkaattutemple.jpg
Chettikulangara Devi Temple Mavelikkara Bhagavathy Chettiku temp.JPG
Sree Narayanapuram Thrikkayil Temple Perissery Vishnu THRIKKAYIL TEMPLE RENOVATION.jpg
Padanilam Parabrahma Temple Padanilam, Mavelikkara Parabrahma Padanilam.jpg
Chengannur Mahadeva Temple Chengannur Shiva, Bhagavathy Chengannoor temple.jpg
Kandiyoor Sree Mahadeva Temple Mavelikkara Shiva KANDIYUR TEMPLE.jpg
Anandeshwaram Mahadeva Temple Pandanad, Chengannur Shiva
Haripad Sree Subrahmanya Swamy Temple Harippad Subrahmanya Swamy Haripad Subrahmanya swami Temple.jpg
Mannarasala Temple Haripad Nagaraja & Nagayakshi Mannarasala temple.jpg
Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple Ambalapuzha Krishna Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna Temple9.jpg
Vethalan Kavu Mahadeva Temple Kappil East, Krishnapuram, Alappuzha, Kayamkulam Shiva
Evoor Major Sri Krishnaswamy Temple Evoor, Kayamkulam Krishna Evoor temple 06.JPG
Vettikulangara Devi Temple Cheppad Cheppad, Haripad Durga
Adichikkavu Sree Durga Devi Kshetram Pandanad, Chengannur Durga
Kavil Sri Bhadrakali Temple Karumadi, Alappuzha Bhadrakali Karumadi kavil devi temple, Alappuzha.jpg

Ernakulam (Kochi Temple City)[edit]

Names Sri Krishna temple Location karipuram Deity Krishna Image
Chottanikkara Temple Chottanikkara Maha Lakshmi Chottanikkara Temple.jpg
Ernakulathappan Temple Ernakulam Shiva, Ganesha, Parvati Ernakulathappan Temple West Gopuram.jpg
Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple Tripunithura Vishnu in the form of Santhana Gopala Moorthy Thrippunithura-Elephants8 crop.jpg
Thamaramkulangara Sree Dharma Sastha Temple Tripunithura Ayyappan in the form of Dharma Sastha Thamaramkulangara.jpg
Thrikkakara Vamanamoorthy Temple Thrikkakkara Vamana Thrikkakara Temple DSC09337.JPG
Thiru Nayathode Siva Narayana Temple Nayathod Shiva Thirunayathod Shivanarayana Temple DSC 1558.jpg
Makaliyam Sreeramaswamy Temple Irumpanam Rama Makaliyam sree ram temple. Irumpanam. kerala - panoramio.jpg
Kottayilkovilakam Sreekrishnaswami Temple Kottayil Kovilakam Krishna Image of sreekrishnaswami temple.jpg
Cheranalloor Shiva Temple Cheranallur Shiva Temple view1.jpg
Maramkulangara Krishna Temple Eroor Krishna 106 marankulangarakrishna Image courtesy keralatemples.net.jpg
Dakshina Mookambika Temple North Paravur Saraswati Mookambika temple.jpg
Puthoorppilly Sree Krishnaswamy Temple Manjapra Krishna Puthoorpilli Sree Krishna Temple Majpara.JPG
Thirumoozhikkulam Lakshmana Perumal Temple Moozhikkulam Lakshmana Thirumoozhikkulam.jpg
Pazhoor Perumthrikkovil Piravom Shiva പാഴൂർ പെരുംതൃക്കോവിൽ.jpg
Thiruvaloor Mahadeva temple Alangad Shiva Thiruvaloor Mahadeva Temple DSC03029.JPG
Sree Balakrishna Swami Temple Kuzhuppilly Krishna as Bala Krishna
Eravikulangara Bhagavathy Temple Akaparambu Shiva, Ayyappan
Cherai Gowreeshwara Temple Cherai Subrahmanya

Idukki[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Sri Siddhi Vinayakar Temple, Chittampara Chittampara Ganesha
Sree Krishna Swami Temple, Thodupuzha Thodupuzha See Krishna
Kanjiramattam Sree Mahadeva Temple Kanjiramattam Lord Shiva
Uravappara Temple Olamattom, Thodupuzha Lord Subhramanya

Kannur[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Rajarajeshwara Temple Taliparamba Shiva Outer wall Rajarajeshwara Taliparamba.jpg
Kottiyoor Temple Kottiyoor Shiva Ikkare kottiyur.JPG
Thiruvangad Sree Ramaswami Temple Thalassery Sree Rama ThiruvangadTempleFrontView 2832.JPG
Muthappan Temple Parassini Muthappan Parassini Madappura Sree Muthappan Temple, Kerala (November 27, 2001).jpg
Trichambaram Temple Taliparamba Krishna Trichambaram temple.jpg
Mridanga Saileswari Temple Muzhakunnu Durga Mridangasaileswaritemplekannur.jpg
Sree Andalurkavu Thalassery Rama/Daivathar Andaloor temple.jpg
Vadeshwaram Temple Aroli Shiva Vadeshwaram Temple inner view.jpg
Oorpazhachi Kavu Edakkad Bhagavathy Oorpazhachi.jpg
Kalarivathukkal Bhagavathy Temple Valapattanam Bhadrakali Kalarivathukkal temple.JPG
Annapurneshwari Temple, Cherukunnu Cherukunnu, Kannapuram Annapoorneshwari, Krishna Annapoorneswari.jpg
Madayi Kavu Madayi Bhadrakali Madayikkavu Thiruvarkkad Bhagavathi Temple.jpg
Kunnathoor Padi Sahyadri Mountains Muthappan
Jagannath Temple, Thalassery Thalassery Shiva Jagannath Temple Thalassery JTG (3).jpg
Sree Sundareswara Temple Talap Siva

Kasaragod[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Ananthapura Lake Temple Ananthapura Krishna Ananthapura temple Kasaragod.jpg
Madhur Temple Madhur Ganesha
Sree Madiyan Koolom Temple Kanhangad Eeshwaran
Sri Lakshmi Venkatesh Temple Kanhangad Vishnu
Kanipura Sri Gopalakrishna Temple Kumbla Krishna
Nileshwar Muthappan Madappura Nileshwaram Muthappan
Mayathi Devi Temple Balanthode, Panathady Devi
Kanila Shree Bhagavathi Temple Manjeshwaram Baghavathi

Kollam[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Sasthamcotta Sree Dharma Sastha Temple[6] Sasthamcotta Sastha Tmp1.jpg
Kadakkal Devi Temple Kadakkal Bhadrakali

Kadakkalamma.jpg

Kilimarathukavu Temple Kadakkal Shiva, Parvathi, Mahanadan, Ganapathy, Murugan, Hanuman, Sastha, Nagar
Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada Temple[7] Poruvazhy Duryodhana
Chathannoor Sree Bhoothanatha Temple Chathannoor
Puttingal Temple Paravur Puttingal Goddess
Pulimukham Devi Temple Thazhava Bhadrakali Pulimukham Temple.jpg
Vayalil Thrikkovil Mahavishnu Temple Ilamkulam, Kalluvathukkal Vishnu Vayalil Thrikkovil6 N.jpg
Ammachiveedu Muhurthi Ganapathy, Chamundi, Yogeshwaran
Oachira Temple Oachira Parabrahman Oachira temple.JPG
Kottarakkara Sree Mahaganapathi Kshethram[8] Kottarakara Siva Ganesha Kottarakkara Ganapathi temple a lateral view.jpg
Sree Indilayappan Temple[9] Marayikkodu, Karickom Shiva, Parvathi, Vishnu ഇണ്ടിളയപ്പന്‍ ക്ഷേത്രം.jpg,

Kottayam[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Ettumanoor Mahadevar Temple Ettumanoor Lord Siva Ettumanoor temple north gate.JPG
Thirunakkara Mahadevar Temple Kottayam Lord Siva Thirunakkara Siva temple.JPG
Vaikom Mahadevar Temple Vaikom Lord Siva Vaikom Temple.JPG
Vazhappally Maha Siva Temple Changanassery Lord Siva Vazhappally Temple.jpg
Kaduthuruthy Mahadeva Temple Kaduthuruthi Lord Siva
Neendoor Subrahmanya Swami Temple Neendoor, Kottayam Lord Subramaniya Neendoor Subrahmanya Swami temple.JPG
Shaktheeswaram Temple Aymanam, Kottayam Adi Parashakti
Kavinpuram Devi Temple Ezhacherry Shiva, Parvathy
Panachikkadu Temple Panachikkadu Saraswati, Vishnu
Pattupurackal Bhagavathy Temple Kattampack Njeezhoor, Kottayam Bhadrakali Pattupurackal bhagavathy temple.jpg

Kozhikode (Calicut)[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Lokanarkavu Temple Vatakara Durga
Pisharikavu Temple Koyilandy Durga
Tali Shiva Temple Kozhikode Shiva Tali Shiva Temple, Kozhikode.jpg
Thalikkunu Shiva Temple Mankavu, Kozhikode Shiva Thalikunnu Shiva Temple.jpg
Valayanad Devi Temple[10] Govindapuram, Kozhikode Bhagavathi Valayanad Devi Temple, 2015 night view.jpg
Varakkal Devi Temple West Hill, Kozhikode Durga

Malappuram[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Tirumanthamkunnu Temple Thirumanthamkunnu Bhagavathi Tthirumandhamkunnu Temple.jpg
Alattiyur Hanuman Temple Alathiyur, Tirur Hanuman
Bhayankavu Bhagavathi Temple Purathur, Tirur Bhagavathi
Thrikkavu Temple Ponnani Durga
Tirunavaya Temple Thirunavaya Vishnu, Ganapathy, Lakshmi Thirunavaya Navamukunda Temple.JPG
Kadampuzha Devi Temple Kadampuzha Durga
Triprangode Siva Temple Triprangode, Tirur Shiva

Palakkad[edit]

Visweshara temple Yakkara Shiva Image
Killikkurussi Mahadeva Temple Killikkurussi Shiva KillikkurussiMahadevaKshetram.jpg
Chinakkathoor Temple Palappuram Bhagavati
Mangottu Bhagavathi Temple Athipotta (Alathur Tk) Bhagavathi

Paththanamthitta[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Malayalappuzha Devi Temple Malayalapuzha Devi Malayalapuzhadevitemple.jpg
Sabarimala Temple Sabarimala Ayyappan Sreekovil at sabarimala.jpg
Valiyakoikkal Temple Pandalam Ayyappan Pandalam kshethram1.JPG
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple Aranmula lord Krishna Aranmula Temple.JPG
Kaviyoor Mahadevar Temple Kaviyoor Mahadeva Kaviyoor mahadeva temple 01.jpg
Thumpamon Vadakkumnatha Temple Thumpamon-ambalakadavu Muruga Thumpamonvadakkumnathan 1.JPG
Anikkattilammakshethram Mallappally Anicadu Shiva Parvathi Anikkattilammakshethram1.jpg
Sreevallabha Temple Thiruvalla Sreevallabhan, Sudarshanamoorthy Sree Vallaba Temple 5.JPG
Devi Temple Thiruvalla Durga
Orippurathu Bhagavathy Temple

Thattayil

Devi


Trivandrum[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Pathiyanadu Sree Bhadrakali Temple Mullassery, Karakulam Bhadrakali
Padiyanoor Devi Temple Padiyanoor, Poovachal, Kattakada Chamundi
Attukal Temple Attukal Bhadrakali
Andoor Kandan Sree Dharma Sastha Temple, Tholady Tholady Dharma Sastha
Palakkavu Bhagavathi temple Edava, Varkala, Trivandrum Bhadrakali
Amunthirathu Devi Temple Mudakkal, Attingal, Thiruvananthapuram Sree Bhadra Kali
Avanavanchery Sri Indilayappan Temple Avanavanchery, Attingal Shiva Avanavancherry Temple.jpg
Irumkulangara Durga Devi Temple Manacaud Durga, Navagraha
Janardanaswamy Temple Varkala, Trivandrum Vishnu Janardhana swamy temple.jpg
O.T.C. Hanuman Temple, Palayam Palayam Hanuman
Kamaleswaram Mahadeva Temple Kamaleswaram Shiva
Kamakshi Ekambareshwarar Temple Karamana Shiva Parvathi
Karikkakom Devi Temple Karikkakom Bhagavathi Karikkakom Sree Chamundi Devi Temple.jpg
Keleswaram Mahadeva Temple Keleswaram Shiva
Mithrananthapuram Trimurti Temple Thiruvananthapuram Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva
Mukkolakkal Bhagawathi Temple Mukkolakkal
Padmanabhaswamy Temple Thiruvananthapuram Vishnu Padmanabha temple 1.jpg
Pazhaya Sreekanteswaram Temple Sreekanteswaram Shiva
Palkulangara Devi Temple Palkulangara Devi
Karyavattom Dharma Sastha Temple Karyavattom Dharma Sastha
Sarkaradevi Temple Sarkara, Chirayinkeezhu Bhadrakali Sarkara Devi Temple.jpg
Sivagiri Varkala, Trivandrum Saraswathy, Narayana Guru
Sree Shivashakthi Mahaganapathi Temple Keezhammakam, Chenkal Shiva, Parvati and Ganapathy
Sreekanteswaram Thiruvananthapuram Shiva
Thaliyadichapuram Sree Mahadeva Temple Nemom Shiva
Thirupalkadal Sreekrishnaswamy Temple Keezhperoor Krishna Thirupalkadal.jpg
Vellayani Devi Temple Vellayani Bhadrakali Vellayani Devi Idol on Nirapara.jpg
Venkatachalapathy Temple Trivandrum Vishnu, Garuda
Gandhari Amman Kovil Thiruvananthapuram Gandhari amman, Ganapathi

Thrissur[edit]

Thrissur district is known as the Cultural Capital of Kerala.[11]

Temple Location Deity Image
Arattupuzha Temple Arattupuzha Vasishtha
Chowalloor Siva Temple Guruvayur Temple Shiva
Guruvayur Temple Guruvayur Sri Krishna
Kodungallur Bhagavathy Temple Kodungallur Bhagavathi
Koodalmanikyam Temple Irinjalakuda Bharata Sree Koodalmanikyam Temple.jpg
Mammiyoor Temple Mammiyoor Shiva Mammiyoor Temple, Guruvayur.jpg
Mathur Shiva Temple Kunnamkulam Shiva
Mundayur Mahadeva Temple Anjur Shiva
Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple Thrissur Bhagavathi
Payammal Shatrughna Temple Irinjalakuda Shatrughna
Poonkunnam Siva Temple Punkunnam, Thrissur Shiva
Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple Thrissur Sri Krishna
Thiruvanchikulam Temple Kodungallur Shiva
Thriprayar Temple Triprayar Sree Rama Triprayar.jpg
Vadakkunnathan Temple Thrissur Shiva Vadakkumnatha Kshethram - Thekke Nada.jpg
Vilwadrinatha Temple Thiruvilwamala Rama, Lakshmana

Wayanad[edit]

Name Location Deity Image
Valliyoorkkavu Mananthavadi Durga Valliyoorkkavu Temple2016.jpg
Thirunelli Temple Thirunelli Maha Vishnu Thirunelly Temple.JPG

Other temples in the district include:

References[edit]

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