Lattitude: 9.4969925, Longitude: 76.3425669
Mullakkal temple, also known as Mullakkal Rajarajeswari temple or Mullakkal Bhagawathi temple is situated in the land of backwaters, Alappuzha district, Kerala. The temple is built in a grand Kerala style. Goddess Durga is the main deity. The other deities of the temple include Lord Hanuman, Lord Ganesha, Lord Krishna, Lord Ayyappa, Nagaraja, and the Navagraha [the nine planets]. The temple is believed to be almost 500 years old.
There are a number of festivals celebrated in the temple, the biggest one being the Mullakkal Chirappu which falls during the months of November – December. The festival lasts for 41 days and the last 11 days of the festival are called Chirappu. The last two days are considered the most special and sacred and so the festival is celebrated in a grand manner with elephant processions, firework displays and other cultural programmes. One of the other important festivals celebrated here is the Navarathri festival during the month of October.
Nearest railway station: Alappuzha railway station, 5 kms away
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, 90 kms away
Toll free No: 1-800-425-4747 (Within India only)
Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, Park View, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India - 695 033
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