Feast of Vallarpadathamma

Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom (National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom) was set up by the Portuguese missionaries at Vallarpadam in Ernakulam. 

The Feast of Vallarpadathamma is celebrated here with much reverence from the 16th to the 24th of September.

Annually the church witnesses the participation of a large number of people from around the globe. This week-long celebration is indeed a feast for the eyes. 


National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom
Email: vallarpadambasilicaoffice@gmail.com

+91 9497091070

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Ernakulam Junction Railway Station, about 7 km

Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 35 km

Thiruvonamahotsavam at Thrikkakkara Vamana Moorthy Temple

The temple is considered the epicentre of Onam celebrations across Kerala.

Malayattoor Perunnal

Thousands of devotees immersed in prayers carrying wooden crosses of different sizes and ambling up a hill; a whole village getting decked up and readying itself to welcome these pilgrims.

Aranmula Thiruvonathoni

Once a year, the River Pamba gets enlivened as an elaborately decorated snake boat glides across its placid waters bearing the provisions for a grand feast

Triprayar Pooram Purappadu & Uthram Vilakku

Pooram Purappadu, Uthram Vilakku and Vrischika Ekadasi are the popular festivals

Vrischikam Festival at Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple

Discover the thrills & chills of festivities here!


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Feast of Vallarpadathamma

Feast of Vallarpadathamma

Details of the Feast of Vallarpadathamma, celebrated with much reverence from 16th to the 24th of September.