Urakathamma Thiruvadi Temple

About Urakathamma Thiruvadi Temple:

The magnificent ancient Devi temple is situated in Urakam, a serene village, located approximately about 12 km from Thrissur city and almost the same distance from Irinjalakuda town when one travel towards Thrissur.

The famous temple situated there, is the first amongst the major 108 Durga temples, popularly called as “Ammathiruvadi Temple”. Urakam Ammathiruvadi Temple is an architectural marvel with its majestic Rajagopuram, Mathilkettu, ootupura, nalambalam, the double storied Shrikovil and the serene atmosphere maintained at the inner temple. The Valayadheeswari Temple or the more popularly known as Ammathiruvadi Temple of Urakam is the foremost of the 108 Durgaalayams of Kerala. According to the Puraanaas, Kerala was reclaimed by Lord Parasurama, the sixth avatar of Mahavishnu, from sea by throwing his parasu from Kanyakumari to Gokarna and divided this land to 64 the gramas. He realized that for the prosperity and well-being of this Bhargava Land, it was essential to have the benign blessings of Durga and identified 108 places for the temple.

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A place of worship and Ancient place
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, May, June, July, Summer, August, September, Autumn, October, November, Monsoon
Location: Urakam, Thrissur, Kerala, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Cochin International Airport

The nearest Airport Cochin International Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Cochin International Airport to Urakathamma Thiruvadi Temple  is 44.4kms

Railway Station: Thrissur Railway Station

The nearest Railway Station Thrissur Railway Station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Thrissur Railway Station to Urakathamma Thiruvadi Temple is 10.3Kms

Bus Stand: Urakam Bus Stop

The nearest Bus Stand Urakam Bus Stop. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Urakam Bus Stop to Urakathamma Thiruvadi Temple is 10.3Kms

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