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Aluva Shiva Temple

Kochi (Cochin) 683108, India
+91 484 260 3045
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There is no gigantic temple structure available but once you reach there you feel the inner peace... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
abhik_fe
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Shivaratri - celebrating at its spiritual best

This temple on the banks of river Periyar is in aluva, 20 kms from cochin. Lakhs of devotees visit... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Ganesh K
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Kochi (Cochin) 683108, India
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

There is no gigantic temple structure available but once you reach there you feel the inner peace. This is besides river periyar and the temple gets waterlogged if there is heavy rainfall. I went on Maha shivaratri and needless to say it is quite crowded.

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This temple on the banks of river Periyar is in aluva, 20 kms from cochin. Lakhs of devotees visit this temple on the Shivaratri night . They come to pay homage to the departed souls . The celebration goes throughout the night and everyone stays...More

Thank Ganesh K
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Temple and Aluva Manappuram are famous among Keralites since people come here to do the rituals for their parents who passed away. Special rituals are being conducted during Malayalam month "Karkidakom" and the famous "Aluva Sivarathri". Though the temple is not very big millions...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

One of the special temple in India you have to visit.This temple lies in the bank of periyar river during rainy season the water reaches till the roof top and is very attractive to see such a phenomena can't be seen anywhere in india i...More

1  Thank abhishekanirudh1997
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The Siva Temple on the bank of Periar River situated in Aluva, Kerala.Very traditional Temple. Very cool atmosphere and bathing facility is available.Maintained very neat and clean.Must visit once in a life time.

1  Thank M K Renganathan R
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

For several years this sivalingam at Aluva did not have even a roof and it used to get submerged during the rainy season. Now it has a roof but not the usual Sreekovil. The adjoining grounds used to be a vast maidan earlier. Now there...More

1  Thank njan45
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

The unique feature of Aluva Mahadeva Temple is that the Shivalinga is not enshrined in a Sreekovil. The Swayambhoo Shivalinga installed by Lord Parasurama and worshipped by Lord Sree Rama rises out of the sand banks of the Periyar river. This place is called the...More

2  Thank Raju_1205
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is a temple with a very unorthodox structure with all sides open since it periodically gets submerged when the level of River Periyar rises especially during monsoons. The location is great right in (not by) the largest river in Kerala. This is the point...More

Thank Anand G
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

This Shiva temple is located on a sandbank created by bifurcation of the Periyar river at Aluva in Kerala . At this place the river bifurcates into the Mangalapuzha and Marthandavarma branches . The temple is located on a sandbank between the Periyar river and...More

3  Thank Sundar S
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