Venkitachalapathy Temple, Guruvayur

#4 of 9 in Historic Sites in Guruvayur
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Attracting pilgrims and tourists alike, Venkitachalapathy Temple serves as the site of many colorful festivals. Dedicated to an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the temple was founded by his Telugu devotees. The current structure with sloped roofs was built in traditional Kerala style in 1898, but legend has it that the original shrine was erected on the same site more than 1,000 years ago. The nearby attractions include an elephant sanctuary. To visit Venkitachalapathy Temple and other attractions in Guruvayur, use our Guruvayur road trip website.
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  • Clam and serene place. A perfect exemplar of tranquility, well maintained in all aspects. Small but nice and quite temple. Also offered us annadan.  more »
  • The temple is located close to Guruvayur Temple and is reachable by an autorickshaw. When we visted in Jan, some renovation activities were going on and the idol was tempororily placed in another...  more »
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