Vadakkanthara Thirupuraikkal Bhagavathy Temple

4.7 ( 2,483 Reviews )

Things To do in Palakkad


Dedicated to the goddess Karnaki, Vadakkanthara Thirupuraikkal Bhagavathy Temple in Palakkad, Kerala, is a captivating attraction for tourists and pilgrims from all corners of India. This temple is the only one in Kerala that celebrates the goddess in her complete idol form, as mentioned in the Tamil epic Silapathikaram. Its sprawling architecture showcases the beautiful traditional Kerala style. In addition to Karnaki, the temple also houses smaller shrines for various other deities such as Lord Ayyappa, Lord Ganesha, and Lord Nagaraj. Visitors can explore the temple every day from 04:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. and from 4:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., and there is no entry fee.

Read Less

Avathi Recommendations For You

Nearby Attractions