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Ambalapuzha Temple

Ambalapuzha Temple

Ambalapuzha Temple

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Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple is a Hindu temple in Ambalappuzha, Alapuzha district of Kerala, in south India.

There are like thousands of temples in Kerala dedicated to Lord Krishna but the Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna temple stands out among all. This ancient temple was built in 16th century and it is still capable of holding that old and antique charm in it. The idol of Krishna in the Alleppey temle was transported from Changanassery in 1614 AD and the Champakulam Boat Race is conducted every year to commemorate the shifting of the idol. This is one of the most visited temples in the entire state of Kerala and even called the Guruvayoor of the south. The temple is famous for its offering of Pal Payasam to the Lord which is then distributed to the devotees. The temple is also popular for Thulabharam which is the offering of the devotees weight in banana or sugar to Lord Krishna.