Olappamanna Mana, located at Vellinezhi in Cherplassery, Palakkad district of Kerala, is the ancestral home of feudal lords belonging to the priestly Namboodiri Brahmins of Cherplassery, who have made significant contributions in the fields of Kathakali, percussion, classical music, literature, Vedic education and Sanskrit learning. This heritage house is patronised by Pattikkamthoti Ravunni Menon who developed the modern Kathakali - Kalluvazhi Chitta. Reputed patrons of the arts and the progenies of the clan preserve their heritage including the 300-year-old mana.
Nearest railway station: Ottapalam Railway Station, about 14 km away
Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, about 65 km | Cochin International Airport, about 105 km | Coimbatore International Airport, about 110 km
Topics: Heritage Kathakali Art Architecture Palakkad
Latitude: 10.901751, Longitude: 76.409168