Maramadi Bull Race
#27 of 28 Places to Visit in Pathanamthitta
Distance (From Pathanamthitta): 13 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Bus
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 13 Kms from Pathanamthitta, Maramadi Bull Race is conducted in Anandapalli, near Adoor. This festival is celebrated in the month of August / September.
Maramadi has a history of about 200 years and it is a rural sport connected with the harvest festival. Vast stretches of freshly ploughed paddy fields form the stadium for the race. Every pair of bulls is managed by about three farmers who act as the guides. Almost 30 such units compete in this race.