Kozhencherry is a charming town and a famous Christian pilgrim center, situated at the banks of Pamba
, in Pathanamthitta District
. It is located 13 km from Pathanamthitta
and is about 240 km north of the state capital, Thiruvananthapuram
For many centuries, Kozhencherry has been recognized as a major center of Christian culture and influence. Maramon Convention, held at Maramon nearby, is a major event attended by Christians from all over the country. It is the biggest Christian gathering in Asia, presided over by scholars of Christianity drawn from India and abroad.
Cochin International Airport (155 km to the north) and Trivandrum International Airport (135 km – to the south) serves Kozhencherry. Nearest railway station is at Chengannur.