Tiruvenkatam Temple is a renowned shrine located at Guruvayoor
, 30 km west of Thrissur
. Dedicated to Venkatachalapathy, this temple is popularly known as Tiruvenkatam of Tirupati.p>
Some devotees consider this temple as a Devi temple because of the idol of Bhagavati. This deity is seated at the south-eastern corner of the chuttambalam
. Main attraction is the beautiful image of Lord Venkatachalapathy, situated facing the east and just opposite of the image of Bhagavati. Tradition says that Tiruvenkatam Temple was damaged by Tipu Sultan
. The famous Guruvayoorappan Temple
is in the vicinity. Parthasarathi Temple and Punnathur Fort are other attractions.
Guruvayoor Railway Station is the nearby railway station. Cochin International Airport is within 90 km range.