Dedicated to Lord Krishna, Thiruvambady Temple is a must-visit pilgrimage center in Kerala. One of the main attractions of this temple is that it is a participating temple of the vibrant Thrissur Pooram. In fact, Thiruvambady Krishna Temple is almost synonymous to Thrissur Pooram for general public. In addition to the main deity, the temple enshrined Goddess Bhagavathy also on the left side of Lord Krishna. She is also worshipped in this shrine with equal devotion. There are separate shrines outside the Nalambalam for deities like Lord Ganesha and Lord Sastha. Thiruvambady Sree KrishnaTemple celebrates an annual festival in the Malayalam month of Kumbham (February-March) for 8 days.
This well known Krishna shrine is almost 1 kilometer north of the famous Vadakkunnathan Temple. One can reach this temple from the Thrissur railway station and bus stand with a 10-minute drive. Even if the temple is a small one in its physical appearance, it has got great significance as a Mahakshethra among devotees because of its quality and extent of rites of worship. The temple celebrates several auspicious days like Sree Krishna Jayanthi, Navarathri, Kuchela Dinam and Vaikunda Ekadasi. Cochin International airport is around 54 kilometers away from Thiruvambady Temple. Plan a pilgrim trip to Kerala through the attractive travel packages of Tour My India to get enlightened and experience spirituality.