Chittoor Sri Krishna Temple


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Distance (From Ernakulam Jn (South) Railway Station): 8.5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Bus

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 8.5 km from Ernakulam Junction (South) Railway Station, Sri Krishna Temple is a powerful 13th century temple located in South Chittoor.

The temple is surrounded by backwaters and coconut lagoons and the presiding deity is found in the standing posture with four hands carrying Sankhu, the Sudarshana chakram, the Lotus and Mace. This temple is treated by devotees as Dakshina Guruvayur. For centuries the temple was maintained by the Kartha family of Cheranelloor Swaroopam and was later taken over by Rama Varma Maharaja of Cochin Royal family. The Temple is a classic example of typical Kerala style.

Timings: 4 AM to 11 AM & 4:30 PM to 8 PM.