Ambalapuzha
Sree Krishna Temple also called Dwaraka of the South.

Pallipana at ambalappuzha temple a once in 12 years ritual
One of the oldest temples in kerala . Established during 15-17 AD by the ruler of chempakasherri , Sri. Devanarayan. Chembakasherri was later renamed as Ambalapuzha.
How to reach ambalappuzha temple: Ambalapuzha is a small town about 13 kilometers from alappuzha town beside NH 47. The temple is situated about 1.5 kilometers east of the town junction.
The presiding diety is parthasarathi some mention it as gopalakrishna.
Ambalappuzha Temple Timings: 3 A.M to 12 P M and 5 PM to 8 PM
Transportation facilities to the temple:
Kerala State Road transport corporation bus stand: Alappuzha 91-477 - 2252501
Indian Railways: Alappuzha - 91- 477- 2238465 ambalappuzha: 91-477-2272620

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The ceremonial 10 day festival in Meenam ( month of march/april) is the most important festival of the temple.
Pantrandu kalabha maholsavam a 12 day festival starting from the first day of the malayalam month of makeeramis also an important festival.


The sweet porridge made of milk, sugar and rice offered in this temple otherwise called Amabalapuzha Pal payasam. devotees can book the payasam by sending a money order in the name of the administrator , ambalapuzha devasom, ambalapuzha, alappuzha.

The temple devasom authorities of sree krishna temple can be contacted at the following telephone number
landline: +91- 477 -2272090

ambalapuzha sree krishna swamy kshetra vikasana trust
phone number : 0477 2278825 , 2272290

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The champakulam moolam snake boat race is associated with this temple

 
 

Trivia:

Melpathur Narayana Namboothiripad has stayed here.

Thunjathu ezhuthachan is believed to have penned his famous work Adyathtmaka Ramanayam kilipattu here.

The famous thullal artist Kunjan Nambiar had lived and died in the premises of this temple.

houseboats kerala alappuzha kumarakom

 
 


accomodation: gabi's tourist home , ambalapuzha west gate ph: 0477 2279886, 2279888

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