Tourist Places in Kalady

Places to Visit in Kalady

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Kalady is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kalady is, however, mostly preferred by Group, Couple. The best season or months to visit places in Kalady are February, March, August, September, October, November, December. There are 18 tourist places in Kalady, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kalady can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kalady for 2 days to 3 days.
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Kalady Tourist Places



  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Kanjoor, Kalady
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Kanjoor is a small town, in the vicinity of Aluva in the Ernakulam District. Located at a distance of around 4.6 km from Kalady, this town is famous for the Kanjoor Church and the Puthiyedam Temple. The Puthiyedam Temple enshrines the idol of the main deity... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Shri Krishna Temple, Kalady
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Shri Krishna Temple is located to the west of the Sringeri Mutt Complex. It is popularly known as the abode of Sree Sankara Acharya and has been mentioned as the Kula Deva in the 243rd verse of Prabodha Sudhakaram.     This temple is part of the... Read More »
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Mahadev Temple, Kalady
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The Mahadev Temple is a famous Lord Shiva temple situated south of Aluva, in the Ernakulam District. Various small shrines of Goddess Parvathi, Lord Ayyappa, Lord Vishnu and Lord Ganesha are enshrined within the Mahadev Temple. The popular shrine of Goddess Parvathi is open... Read More »
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Ramakrishna Advaita Ashram, Kalady
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The Ramakrishna Advaita Ashram is one of the renowned ashrams in the region of Kalady. This ashram was built in 1936 to commemorate the great visionary Shri Ramakrishna. It is located in the vicinity of other tourist attractions like the Sringeri Mutt Complex and the... Read More »
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St. Joseph Church, Kalady
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St. Joseph Church is located at a distance of around 2.8 km from Kalady, in Thannipuzha. This church is famous for the celebrations of the Feast of Parish Patron St. Joseph, on the first Sunday of May. It has two chapels, one is near the River Periyar and the other is situated... Read More »
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Kallil Devi Temple, Kalady
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Kallil Devi Temple is a rock shrine that can be reached by climbing around 120 steps. The temple is believed to be built in the 9th century and is a famous Jain shrine. It covers an area of around 28 acres and is dedicated to Goddess Durga. It has idols of the trinity... Read More »
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  • Type: Monument
Sringeri Mutt Complex, Kalady
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The Sringeri Mutt Complex was established on the ruins of the house of Adi Sankara. Located on the northern banks of the Periyar River, this complex is home to various small shrines. This complex was built to commemorate Adi Sankara, who was a great philosopher, saint and... Read More »
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Kuzhipillykavu Jaladurga Temple, Kalady
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The Kuzhipillykavu Jaladurga Temple is situated near Kalady, in the town of Perumbavoor. Kuzhipilli refers to a temple in a pit. The temple has Rudrakshashila as its main deity, which is a manifestation of the three goddesses, Bhadrakali, Saraswathi and Durga.  ... Read More »
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Crocodile Ghat, Kalady
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Crocodile Ghat, Kalady
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Crocodile Ghat, popularly known as Muthala Kadavu, is regarded as the place where Sankara took sanyasam or initiated his ascetic life. According to legend, Sankara’s decision of taking sanyasa was not approved by his mother. One day, Sankaracharya accompanied by... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Thekke Madhom, Kalady
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Places to Visit in Kalady
Thekke Madhom lies near Sri Krishna Temple, which is assumed to have been established by Sree Sankara Acharya at Trichur. In order to pay respect to Sree Sankara Acharya, the Thekke Madhom Mutt is believed to have been given special privilege at the Sri Krishna Temple.... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Aryadevi Samadhi Mandapam, Kalady
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The Aryadevi Samadhi Mandapam was built to honour the mother of Sree Sankara Acharya, Aryadevi. The body of his mother was cremated here by Sankara Acharya himself with the help of two Namboodiri families of Kalady.       This place was... Read More »
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Vamanamoorthy Temple, Kalady
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Places to Visit in Kalady
The Vamanamoorthy Temple, dedicated to one of the forms of Lord Vishnu, is located near Kalady, at Thrikkakara. This temple is famous for its architecture, reflecting the craftsmanship of Kerala. Various inscriptions, belonging to the period extending from the 10th... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Nayathodu Sankara Narayana Temple, Kalady
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Places to Visit in Kalady
The Nayathodu Sankara Narayana Temple is regarded as the ideal Advaitam worship by Sankara Acharya. As per legend, Lord Vishnu appeared in this temple and decided to reside in the idol of Lord Shiva. Devotees from that day offer prayers to the same idol twice, once in the form... Read More »
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Manickamangalam Karthyayani Temple, Kalady
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Places to Visit in Kalady
The Manickamangalam Karthyayani Temple is devoted to Goddess Durga and is a few kilometres away from Kalady. Sharman Namboodiri, who was the father of Sree Sankara Shiva, devoted his life as a priest in this temple.  Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Kalady Kadavu, Kalady
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Places to Visit in Kalady
Kalady Kadavu, also known as the Aaraattu Kadavu, is considered as the place where Kalady came into existence. This place is famous for the commencement of a holy task Aaraattu, which is bathing an idol in a river. This task was initially performed by Sankara. The Aaraattu is... Read More »
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Keerthisthambam, Kalady
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Places to Visit in Kalady
Keerthisthambam is a large multi-storeyed monument, dedicated to Adi Sankara. It is located on the shores of the Periyar River and is also known as the Pillar of Fame. On the top of this structure is a statue of Adi Sankara. In order to see the entire statue, one has... Read More »
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St. Roche's Church, Kalady
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Places to Visit in Kalady
St. Roche's Church is situated in the village of Manickamangalam, around 3 km away from the banks of the Periyar River. This church was built in 1922 on the land donated by Sri Kolenchery Chacko Kochappu.   It is believed the Vicar of Kottamam Parish, Rev.... Read More »
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Mattoor Thiru Vellaman Thulli Shiva Temple, Kalady
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Places to Visit in Kalady
The Mattoor Thiru Vellaman Thulli Shiva Temple is dedicated to the deity installed by the father of Sree Sankara, Sarman Namboodiri. This temple is located at a distance of around 2 km from the town of Kalady.  Thiru Vellaman Thulli means a white dancing deer. As... Read More »
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