Peroor Sree Krishna Swamy Temple is a highly respected shrine situated at Ambalamukku
, a residential zone well within the city limits of Thiruvananthapuram
. The temple is managed by the Tiruvithamkoor Devasom board, Ulloor Group.
Lord Krishna is the chief deity worshipped here. Lord Muruga, Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesh, Lord Ayyappa, Goddess Kali, Nagas and Navagrahas are other deities. The main offerings in the temple are navakabhishekam, Ganapathy homam, mrithyumjaya homam, sudarshan homam.
An annual 10-day festival held in Meenam (March/April) is a major draw. This grand festival features a host of cultural programs. A great procession called Arattu marks the finale of this festival. Sree Krishna Jayanti is the other important occasion in the temple.
Ambalamukku lies on Peroorkada-Vellayambalam route, about 3 km from Vellayambalam. It is around 8 km from Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station.