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Lattitude: 9.456258, Longitude: 76.526330

Vazhappally Mahadeva Temple, Changanasserry

Believed to have been built during the reign of the 1st Chera dynasty, Vazhappally Mahadeva Temple is one of the rare temples in Kerala which has two Nalambalams (a four-walled structure surrounding the sanctum sanctorum) and two flag masts.

The idol of Lord Siva that is worshipped here is believed to be centuries old. The ten-day annual festival of Vazhappally Mahadeva Temple is held in the Malayalam month of Meenam (mid-March – mid-April). What is noteworthy is that the first stone inscription in the Malayalam language was found in this temple premises.  The temple is located about 3 kms away from Changanasserry town in Kottayam district, Kerala. 

Shiva Temples

Vazhappally Mahadeva Temple, Changanasserry

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