Kurisumala is a well known Christian pilgrim center located in the Kottayam district of Kerala. Thousands of devotees reach this place with complete faith from far and near, carrying wooden crosses to climb the serene hill especially during the holy week. This renowned pilgrim spot is approximately 3 kilometers away from Vazhikkadavu. Situated at the base of the mountain, visiting this holy site can be an effective way to soothe your soul because of the peaceful monastery at Kurisumala and the silence of the hills. The lush green landscape and the cool mountain air also make your trip to this pilgrim center unforgettable.
There is a rock-cut temple on the eastern side of Kurisumala named Muruganmala dedicated to Lord Muruga (son of Lord Shiva). Travelers to this holy place can enjoy the charm of an artificial lake and a European model house on their way. The road to this pilgrim center offers excellent sightseeing opportunities. This prominent Christian pilgrim center is around 57 kilometers away from Kottayam. Ettumanoor is the nearest railway station to reach Kurisumala which is almost 54 kilometers from this place. Pilgrims need to travel about 77 kilometers from Cochin International airport to reach this pilgrim center. Check the best holiday deals on Christian pilgrimage tour to Kerala with Tour My India.