Kaduvayil Juma Masjid - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Varkala): 12 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr

Place Location: In Kaduvayil

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 12 km from Varkala Railway Station, Kaduvayil Juma Masjid is a religious place situated in Kaduvayil between Kallambalam and Attingal. Located on NH-47, it is one of the Kerala pilgrimage places, and among the top places to visit during your Varkala Trip.

Kaduvayil Juma Masjid is dedicated to a Muslim Saint, Saint Kaduvayil Thangal who is believed to have magical powers. Managed by Kaduvayil Muslim Jama-Ath Charitable Trust, it is one of the important pilgrimage centers for Sunni Muslims in the region but its beautiful architecture also attracts tourists. It boasts a huge orphanage and a college where children study. The mosque is popularly known as Kaduvayil Thangal Juma Masjid or even Kaduvayil Palli.

The sanctity and austerity of the mosque premises will make you forget all your problems, and you will be pervaded by a feeling of self-surrender. This Masjid is an excellent example of religious harmony as devotees and tourists of all religions and ethnicity come here together to find inner peace and a great example of strong Hindu Muslim friendship in Southern Kerala.

Timings: 9 AM - 4 PM

Entry: Free