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Killikurrussi Mangalam

Birthplace of Kunchan Nambiar

Killikurrussi Mangalam, an unspoiled historical village, is situated on the banks of Bharathapuzha River at Ottapalam of Palakkad District, Kerala. Located 25 km west of Palakkad and 8 km east of Ottapalam Railway Station, the village is the birthplace of Kunchan Nambiar - the famous 18th century poet and founder of Ottan Thullal, a typical solo-dance of Kerala. Killikurrussimangalam Mahadev Temple and Kunchan Nambiar Smarak and Library are the major attractions of this village.

Ottapalam Railway Station is the nearest railway station. The nearest airport is at Coimbatore. Frequent buses are available from Palakkad and Ottapalam to Killikurrussi Mangalam.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Palakkad
Location: Ottapalam    

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