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Aaranmula


Parthasarthy temple, dedicated to Parthasarathi or Lord Krishna is said to date back to the days of the Mahabharata. The Vaishnavite Alwar Saints have sung its glory.

A famous pilgrim place for Hindus, the temple is in Chengannor on the Thiruvananthapuram - Kottayam route. This temple is also associated with water sports involving snake boats.

A major attraction is the snake boat races held as part of the festival in August/September. Aranmula is famed for its hand-made mirrors of polished metal called the "Aranmula Kannadi".

Significance

The temple dates back to the time of Mahabharata

General Information

Location
Aranmula Near Thiruvananthapuram
Main Attraction
Parthasarathy, Lord Krishna
Formerly Known As
Snake Boat Races

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