Sree Chinakathoor Bhagavathy Temple is situated at Palappuram
in Palakkad District
. It is about 5 km from Ottapalam
and 16 km from Shoranur
The presiding deity is Goddess Bhagavati. Chinakathoor Pooram, the annual festival is usually held between February and March. The temple witnesses a heavy influx of devotees during the festival. Famous artists perform various art forms on this occasion. An impressive section of the festival is the ceremonial procession of 55 elephants.
The rail terminus close to the temple is Palappuram Railway Station, on Shoranur-Palakkad rail route.