ambalappuzha krishna temple alappuzha district kerala

Ambalapuzha Sree krishna temple

also called Dwaraka of the South. One of the oldest temples in kerala . Established during 15-17 AD by the ruler of chempakasherri , Sri. Devanarayan. Chembakasherri was later renamed as Ambalapuzha.

How to reach ambalappuzha temple, location:
Ambalapuzha is a small town about 13 kilometers from alappuzha town beside NH 66  (old NH47). The temple is situated about 1.5 kilometers east of ambalappuzha  town junction.
The presiding diety is parthasarathi some mention it as gopalakrishna.


Ambalapuzha temple timings

Ambalappuzha Temple Timings: 3 A.M to 12 P M and 5 PM to 8 PM
Transportation facilities to the temple:
Kerala State Road transport corporation bus stand: Alappuzha 91-477 - 2252501
Indian Railways: Alappuzha - 91- 477- 2238465 ambalappuzha: 91-477-2272620

some important information related to the temple
Melpathur Narayana Namboothiripad has stayed here.
Thunjathu ezhuthachan is believed to have penned his famous work Adyathtmaka Ramanayam kilipattu here.
The famous thullal artist Kunjan Nambiar had lived and died in the premises of this temple. The mizhavu used by kunjan nambiar is preserved at the temple premises
The champakulam moolam snake boat race is associated with this temple..


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Ambalapuzha paal payasam

The sweet porridge made of milk, sugar and rice offered in this temple otherwise called Amabalapuzha Pal payasam. devotees can book the payasam by sending a money order in the name of the administrator , ambalapuzha devasom, ambalapuzha, alappuzha.

The temple devasom authorities of sree krishna temple can be contacted at the following telephone number
landline: +91- 477 -2272090


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Pallipana ritual

Pallipana at ambalappuzha temple a once in 12 years ritual.
click here for details

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Information for pilgrims

accomodation: ramanilayam tourist home , ambalapuzha west gate ph: 0477 2963250, mobile 9446582750
ambalapuzha sree krishna swamy kshetra vikasana trust
phone number : 0477 2278825 , 2272290

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