Mammiyur Mahadevan Temple


14.5/5(7 Ratings)

Mammiyur Mahadevan Temple Overview

Ranked 4 of 14 sightseeing in Guruvayur

The temple is situated near the Guruvayurappam Temple. The temple is considered an integral part of the Guruvayur pilgrim tour. The temple enshrines the idol of Lord Shiva. Besides, the temple also houses smaller shrines of Ayyappa, Vishnu, Subramanyam and Ganapathy. It is also believed that Goddess Parvathy is present inside the sanctorum. Mural paintings with the images of Mohini adorn the walls of the temple.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
4:45 AM -8:30 PM
4:45 AM -8:30 PM
4:45 AM -8:30 PM
Public Holidays:
4:45 AM -8:30 PM

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Vinod Ponoth

Vinod Ponoth4.3/5

30 reviews

A must visit

It is said that the visit to the Guruvayur temple is not complete without the visit to this temple. It is walkable distance from the Guruvayur temple.

Thulaseedharan Achary

Thulaseedharan Achary5.0/5

230 reviews

Integral part of visit

Mammiyoor Mahadevan temple is close to Guruvayur temple. An auto charge distance of Rs/-20. The temple is worshipped for both Sivan & Krishnan. Gents have to wear dhoti for entering into the temple. For that arrangements are there for getting the item. Legend says Sivan's place was once in the pond at Guruvayur and when Krishnan came Sivan's place was shifted to Mammiyoor. Hence visiting Mammiyoor temple is an integral part of Guruvayur visit.

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M.p.k.menon Menon

M.p.k.menon Menon2.9/5

2 reviews

Strict dress code

A place of worship must not impose dress codes since it is not written in any of our religious books.

Vijay  Krishnan

Vijay Krishnan5.0/5

4 reviews

No need to wait for darshans

We had a very Good Darshan of Mahadevan, Bagavathy & Mahavishnu. We were able to perform the relevant poojas and archanas and got the prasadams. There was no need to wait for darshans at all the places.



6 reviews

Well maintained..

Well maintained, disciplined must visit to finish the Guruvayoor Yathra.

Venkat raman

Venkat raman4.3/5

27 reviews

Very nice to visit

As per mythology, the place where the present Guruvayur main temple is situated where earlier Lord Mahadevan temple was present. At the prayers of Brihaspati and Vayu Dev Lord Shiva gave the place to install the divine idol of Maha Vishnu and moved to Mammiyar. This temple is very sacred and very nice to visit.

Uma srinivas

Uma srinivas5.0/5

2 reviews

Mammiyur Mahadevan Temple Visit

We had a very good experience. Very peaceful atmosphere.