Cochin - Ernakulam Mahadeva Temple

Cochin - Ernakulam Mahadeva Temple

Renowned as the Ernakulathappan Temple, the Ernakulam Mahadeva temple is one of the historic temples located in the city of Kochi. Lord Shiva in the form of Gourisankara, is the main deity of this temple. Ernakulam Mahadeva temple is a unique Shiva temple where the deity faces the Arabian sea towards West. It is believed that the Ernakulam Mahadeva Temple belongs to the Chera dynasty. This temple is built in typical Kerala style of architecture. The biggest Shiva festival is celebrated at this temple which begins with Kodiyettam. The Pakalpooram and Arattu processions are the major highlights of this festival.

Best Time to Visit Entry Time Visiting Hours Entrance Fee
Throughout the year, January-February is the best time to visit this temple as you can enjoy the Ernakulathappan Utsavam (festival). 3:30 AM to 8 PM. 1 to 2 Hrs. No

Availability of Guides :-

No necessity of guides.


Small shops are available nearby.


Religious activities.


No adventure activities.


You can relax at the Durbar Hall near the temple.

Famous for:-

Hindu Religious.

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