Kerala– The Trending Stuff In Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple

Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple  Kerala is one of the most famous Shiva sanctuaries in Kerala Constructed in the 16th century. It is 12 kilometers away from Kottayam.

This tourist hub has a few subs-immortals like Sastha, Ganapathy, and Dakshinamurthy besides the ruling divinity, Lord Shiva. This could be a new experience for the tourists to visit this ancient temple.

Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple- Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple Kerala
Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple

Major Attraction of Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple- Kerala

An attraction of this temple which caught the devotee’s attention is the ‘Ezhara Ponnana’ festival. Once a year fiesta of the temple renowned in  February/March takes for 10 days. ‘‘Ezhara Ponnana, they carry Ezhunallathu’ festival on the 8th day.

Despite that, the community members will then show their special treasure which called ‘Ezhara Ponnana’ means seven and a half golden elephants.

This treasure is one highlight of the procession in which the tourists will spend their time to watch ‘Ezhara Ponnana’ and take a shot with them. They could find these displays in Kerala not anywhere else.

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How to reach Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple- Kerala

This is a good chance for the traveler to grab the opportunity at the right time to watch the processions or even on the normal days. First, Ettumanoor railway station.

It is the nearby railway post to this sanctuary which is almost 2 kilometers from the temple. Another railway post is Kottayam which is far 11 kilometers from the temple.

However, the devotees who came straight from Cochin International Airport, they will have to spend 77 kilometers to reach the temple and have to find a place or hotel to stay one night there. They can make any further inquiries through their Facebook official page Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple.

Famous for:

‘Ezhara Ponnana ‘shows are rare to find at any other temples.

The Ezhara Ponnana procession which held once a year.

Visiting hours for Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple Kerala 

Open daily from 4 in the morning to 8.30 in the evening.

It’s closed from12 noon to 5.00 in the evening.

The month of February/March is the best timing to visit this temple.

Duration of visit:

An hour, not anything more unless if there are any special occasions.



Location of Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple Kerala 




 Nearest railway station:  


Nearest airport for Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple Kerala 

Trivandrum International Airport

 Nearby Restaurants In  Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple Kerala 

Tonico café.

Green Leaf’s Restaurant.

Hotel Indraprastha.

 Tips and advice- Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple Kerala 

Tourists are advised to wear appropriate clothes to respect the temple.

Please carry yourself enough drink to avoid starving.

Take care of the belongings and children’s.

Please buy tickets in advance if you are interested to do the Pooja.

Consider the nearby hotels or homestays rather than traveling far.

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