Located 12 kms north of Kottayam town, at Ettumanoor is an ancient
Shiva temple, which was built in the 16th century.
temple, a specimen of the indigenous Kerala style of architecture,
attracts many Hindu devotees from all over the state.The copper plated
conical roof of the central shrine, is in itself a majestic structure.
The shrine is inlaid with beautiful carvings of scenes from the
Ramayana, Bhagavatha and Krishna Leela. The temple is also endowed with
an exquisite collection of Mural paintings and sculptures, depicting
scenes from the Hindu mythology.
The Mural Art Centre, near the temple is preserved by the
Archaeological Department of the state. The ten-day annual festival,
'Ezharaponnaana Ezhunallathu' falls in February/ March. The last day
'Arathi' falls on the day of Thiruvathira.
12 Kms North Of Kottayam Town,
16 th Century.
Mural Art Centre.
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Thali temple, located downtown
is an important temple of the erstwhile Zamorin Kingdom of Kozhikode.
The temple is famous for the 'Revathi Pattathanam', an annual
competition of pedagogic skills.