Sree Vallabha Temple is located at Thiruvalla in Pathanmthitta district of Kerala. It is a 400-year-old temple on the banks of the River Manimala has a beautiful 8 ft idol of Sree Vallabha within the sanctum sanctorum. The legendary architect Perunthachan, constructed the unique Garuda Sthambha, a 54 ft flag mast made of a single block of granite. During the 10-day annual festival held in February-March, a whopping 12,000 bunches of padatti pazham (a variety of bananas) are made as offerings on the first day. It is also perhaps the only temple in Kerala where Kathakali is performed as a ritual offering every night.
The temple is open from 0430 to 1130 hrs in the morning and 1700 - 2000 hrs in the evening. Kathakali Puja at 2200 - 0100 hrs.
Contact number: +91 469 2700191
Nearest railway station: Thiruvalla, about 3 km away
Topics: Temple Pilgrim Centre Pathanamthitta
Latitude: 9.374336, Longitude: 76.561872