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Cheriazheekal Temple Karunagappally Kerala

Cheriazheekal Temple also known as twin temple is located at Karunagappally in the Kollam district. The uniqueness of this temple is that it has the deities of both Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. It is believed that a priest of this temple had brought the Shivalingam which he found unexpectedly in Ganges and installed it at this temple. It is also believed that this temple was built almost 2000 years ago dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Whatever the legend says, Cheriazheekal Temple has equal importance for both Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Mahasivarathri is celebrated grandly in this temple for 10 days. Sree Krishna Jayanthi is also celebrated with festivities like Mahasivarathri. Karunagapally is the nearest railway station to this temple which is only 6 kilometers away. The major Kollam railway station is approximately 28 kilometers from Cheriazheekal Temple. Trivandrum International Airport is 96 kilometers from this temple. Seek divine spirituality with the excellent tour packages of Tour My India.

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