Arattupuzha temple is a famous Sastha shrine located at Arattupuzha in the Thrissur district of Kerala. This culturally prominent village is nearly 15 kilometers away from Thrissur town. Dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, this temple is believed to be more than 3000 years old. The annual festival, Pooram of this shrine is celebrated in the month of April/May.
Devotees have the faith that many gods and goddesses visit this temple during the festival time. The ceremonial processions of this temple are truly colorful and unique. Even though the annual festival lasts for 7 days, the last two days are more significant. The procession carries the images of different deities of 41 neighboring villages near Arattupuzha.
People from different parts of the state visit this temple during festival to watch the colorful procession and to seek blessings of Lord Ayyappa. Arattupuzha temple is almost 14 kilometers away from the Thrissur railway station and the nearest Cochin International Airport is around 44 kilometers away. Compare the different pilgrimage packages of Tour My India and choose a best and affordable one to explore the renowned temples in Kerala.