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monika Jan 26

Kerala is not only about the picturesque village, sights, backwaters and greenery but, it is world famous for the divine and holy places. People not only visit there for a wonderful vacation but some also visit mainly to view holy places or temples. There are many Hindu pilgrimage places in kerala and people from every city and also country visit this place. If you are traveling to Kerala for viewing these divine places then you must know about all the pilgrimage that Kerala has and what you must not miss to see.


Here are top pilgrimage places in Kerala that you should not miss to visit:


Sabarimala


Sabarimala is an important pilgrimage center in Kerala. Lord Ayyappa is worshiped here and the temple is located in the Pathanamthitta district in Kerala. Every year millions of Indians, irrespective of caste, creed or religion come here to have darshan of lord Ayyappan. But remember that this temple only opens during Madalakalam (November to Mid-January) and remains closed the rest of the year, so plan your trip accordingly.


Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple


Guruvayoor temple is considered as the Dwarka of the South and is also known as 'Bhuloka vaikunta' which is one of the five popular Krishna temples in the country. People love to visit this pristine destination in order to experience the holy bliss. Every day thousands of Hindu devotees travel to this temple every year to offer prayers to Lord Krishna. This is a must visit place if you are in Kerala for holiday or pilgrimage.


Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple


Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is located in Thiruvananthpuram and is one of the 108th Vishnu temples. The murals inside the temple are worth watching and also to enjoy the marvelous Dravidian temple architecture. The temple has three doors from where devotees can see the gold plated idol and these doors of the sanctum are symbolizing three phases of times.


Attukal Bhagavathi Temple






You should not miss to visit Attukal Bhagavathi Temple if you are on a pilgrimage tour in Kerala. Attukal Bhagavathi Temple is located in Thrivananthpuram popularly known as 'Sabarimala of women'. Goddess Kannaki is worshiped in this temple and Attukal Pongala is a very famous festival of this temple. It is one of the most visit pilgrimage sites in Kerala tours.


Kerala is perfect for planning a pilgrimage tour as the state has many religious places and temples. But booking a reliable Kerala tour operator would be great to enjoy hassle-free pilgrimage tour to Kerala.


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