Mala tourism

Pambummekkattu Mana (Illam) Serpant Temple Vadama Mala, Thrissur, Kerala

Pambummekkattu Mana, Vadama, Mala, Kerala
Pambummekkattu Mana, is a famous Temple devoted to Serpent Gods, situates at Vadama very close to Mala Town. It is believed that the divine presence of "Vasuki" and "Nagayakshi" are there in the "Kizhakkini" of Pambummekkattu Mana. Pambummekkattu Mana is the most famous Serpent worship centre in Kerala. The Pambummekattu lllam (also known as Mana) stands in Vadama village, a part of Mukundapuram Taluk in Thrissur District, Kerala. The nearest railway station is 10 km away at Chalakudy.

Athirappally Vazhachal Waterfalls, Thrissur Kerala - The Most Famous Scenic Location In Kerala

Mala tourism - Athirappally Vazhachal Waterfalls, Thrissur Kerala - The Most Famous Scenic Location In Kerala
Athirapally Vazhachal the most famous scenic locations in Kerala - the God's own country - visualize many enchanting experiences from the nature attracts domestic as well as international tourists and picnic groups especially for its two distinct water falls - Athirapally waterfalls and Vazhachal Waterfalls.

Transportation Facilities at Mala, Kerala

Mala KSRTC Bus Stand cum Depot
The public and private transport systems are fairly better here compared to the other places in Kerala. Mala has a KSRTC Sub depot, which is situated adjacent to the old Malakadavu. Many buses are plying to different areas of the State. There is also one private bust stand in the town. Major developmental projects are being carried out in this location. The villagers are blessed with a good transport system.

Mala, The Place

Mala Kerala
Mala is the name of a small town in Thrissur district of Kerala, South India. Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur is a developing area, at the southern part of the district. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is located about 40kms towards the north from Kochi and 14kms from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is considered to be originated from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee".

List of Famous Waterfalls In Kerala

Athirapally waterfalls during mosoon season
The forests of the Western Ghat are punctuated with large and small waterfalls that roar, gurgle and splash down the mountain side. Almost all these scintillating Cascades are the venues for picnics and excursions round the year in Kerala.

Ancient Times of Mala, Kerala

The small town has its own unique scenic beauty with back-waters and Arabian Sea. It had inland water ways and rivers connecting main trade centers of Kerala which became an ancient market place. The enchanting rivers criss-crossing canals and gurgling streams made this fertile land rich with the cultivation of coconut, arecanut, tapioca, banana, rice, ginger, pepper and vegetables.

Significant Places in Mala

The Jewish Cemetery is a place of historic significance in Mala. Many decades ago there existed a Jewish community. Their old synagogue is still kept as a monument in Mala town. One of the oldest Carmelite Monasteries is located in this town namely Kottackal St. Theresa's Monastery, which is built by Blessed Chavara Kuriakose in AD 1867.

Celebrities in Mala, Kerala

Mala was the pet constituency of the former Chief Minister of Kerala, Sri.K.Karunakaran and he made it his way to the State Assembly, a number of times. The famous comedian of the Malayalam film industry Sri.Mala Aravindan is from Ambazhakadu, Mala.

Important Places and Locations in Mala, Kerala

The nearby places are Ambazhakkadu, Valiyaparambu, Kuruvilassery, Ashtamichira, Poyya, Krishnan Kotta, Pooppathy, Vadama, Annamanada, Meladur, Keezhadoor, Vennur, Palayamparambu, Sampaloor, Vynthala, Pazhukkara, Naithakudy, Mala Pallippuram, Kundur, Kuzhur, Eravathur, Kuzhikkattussery, Kundayi, Puthenchira, Maniyamkavu, Kunnatheri, Marekkad, Pindani, Mamkidi, Velloor, Puliparambu, are some of them only.

Oxbow Lake Vynthala Mala Thrissur

Oxbow Lake Vynthala Mala Thrissur
Vynthala Oxbow Lake of "Kanichan thura" (thura means lake in the local language Malayalam) at Vynthala a neighboring place of Mala. The Oxbow lakes are that naturally formed adjacent to the river and in the shape ox-bow is called "Oxbow lake". The rivers that are coming from the mountain take diversion and assume the shape of English letter "U" in some parts of plane area.

ADAK Fish Farm Poyya Mala

Agency for Development of Aquaculture, Kerala - ADAK Fish Farm Poyya, Mala, Kerala, established in 1989 with the help of UNDP.
Agency for Development of Aquaculture, Kerala - ADAK Fish Farm Poyya, Mala, Kerala, established in 1989 with the help of UNDP. ADAK Poyya is spread over 58.71 hectares with net pond area of 39.15 ha at scenic, back water location of Poyya Mala. Model Shrimp farm and Training Centre Poyya, The Brackishwater Shrimp Farm, Poyya is located at Poyya Panchayat, Pallippuram Village of Kodungallur Taluk in Thrissur district.

Karingachira Anchalppetty Puthechira, Mala Thrissur

Image of Anchalpetty and Old Police Station at karingachira, Puthenchira

Anchalpetty and the Police Outpost building at Karingachira in Puthenchira. The Anchalpetty at Karinguchira remind us to retrace an Era of Kings and Queens, slaves and palaces. Anchalpetty was the primitive method of sending postal articles from one place to another through a bearer, who runs speedily through the available roads. The "Anchal Runner" wears a special uniform and hold an iron rod in his hand; he also wears bells around his waste. When the Anchal man is on the run, everybody on the road should give way to the runner.

Paythuruth Mala Kerala

A bit of land amidst the serene waters of Chalakudy river, near Kundoor, only 9 km from Mala Town "Paythuruth" is a fascinating experience. Abundantly blessed by nature with agriculture products and green vegetation this island gives a bird's eye view of "God's own contry". It is one of the rare islands where of this kind where we get pure drinking water.

Nedumkotta Mala Thrissur Kerala

Nedumkotta (means long fort in Malayalam language) - It was a militarily strategic Fort built by Thiruvithamkur Maharaja Karthika Thirunal Ramavarma to prevent the invasion of Samoodiri and Tippu Sultan. Beginning from the coastal area of Arabian Sea, to the Western Khat the fort was 56 km in length and was strong enough to protect the kingdom. Nedumkotta was a well planned fort with huge trenches measuring 8 meters depth and 6 meters width running parallel to the fort.

Malakadavu Mala, Thrissur

Malakadavu Mala, Thrissur
Malakadavu or Mala Kadavu (Mala + kadavu - kadavu means a type of localized boat jetty or small port in local language Malayalam) is considered to be the "Gateway" of ancient Mala. It was through this kadavu (jetty) travelers, pilgrims and businessmen came to Mala for trading and establishing their own institutions. In the ancient days as there were no road transportation facilities available, water transport was the main source of transport.

Jewish Monument - Synagogue and Cemetery - Mala Thrissur, Kerala

Mala jewish Synagogue inside view, Thrissur Kerala
The rare remnants of Jewish Settlement in Mala will attract any tourists of aesthetic mind. In ancient period Mala street was known after Jews and it was called "Jews Street Mala". In 1948, when Israel was formed, the Jews left this place and back to their mother land. There is currently no Jewish community left in Mala. The charm and splendor of synagogue of the Mala Jewish Community with its beautiful carvings in a variety of patterns speak volumes about their artistic skill and culture. There is also a Jewish Cemetery which exudes memories of Ancestors of Mala Jewish Community.

Transportation Facilities at Mala

The public and private transport systems are fairly better here compared to the other places in Kerala. Mala has a KSRTC Sub depot, which is situated adjacent to the old Malakadavu. Many buses are plying to different areas of the State. There is also one private bust stand in the town. Major developmental projects are being carried out in this location. The villagers are blessed with a good transport system.

Religious and Political Harmony of Mala, Kerala

In those ancient periods of Mala, ceremonial sounds from four places of worship (Temple, Synagogue, Mosque, and Church within the Mala town limit) were heard at the same time proclaiming religious unity of people dwelling at Mala and its surroundings. Among developing towns of India, Mala has a prominent position that encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds contributing their part as a development measure.

Kodungallur Azhikode Mar Thoma (St. Thomas) Church: The Birth Place of Indian Christianity

Kodungallur Azhikode Mar Thoma (St. Thomas) Church: The Birth Place of Indian Christianity
Azhikode St. Thomas Church also known as Mar Thoma Pontifical Shrine is known as the birth place of the Christianity in India. It's a famous Christian shrine situated at Azhikode, a few km away from Kodungallur town. The main significance of this church is that it is one of the seven churches that have been founded by St.Thomas and obviously the first one. The church has been built on the year 1953 and the church today holds the relic of St.Thomas - a bone from his arm.

List of Famous Tourist Beaches In Kerala

Kerala Beach photo
Sharing its western border with the Arabian sea, Kerala has a 600 km long shorelines dotted with some of the finest, most charming beaches of the world, coconut groves, natural harbors, lagoons and sheltered coves. Most of India’s finest beaches are in Kerala.

Travel And Tourism - Meaning and Brief Introduction

Travel And Tourism - Meaning and Brief Introduction
Tourism is a dynamic and competitive business that requires the ability to constantly adapt to customers' changing needs and desires, as the customer satisfaction, safety and enjoyment are particularly the focus of tourism businesses.

Moozhikkulam Lakshmana Perumal Temple

In Nammalvar and Thirumangaialwar, Thirumoozhikkulam Lakshmana Perumal is referred as Moozhikkalattappan and Tayar (Mahalakshmi) as Madhuraveni Naachiyaar.

Thirumoozhikkulam is one among the 32 Brahmin grammas in Kerala. This is the place where Hareetha muni the son of Vishwamitra worshipped Vishnu. The mythology behind the name of this place goes like this. Hareetha Maharishi did penance and meditation on the banks of river Poorna (Periyar).