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Airanikkulam




Airanikkulam is 15 km north-east of Aluva and 10 km south of Angamaly.

A part of Kaladi, Airanikkulam is famous for the Mahadeva Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Festivals celebrated here are eight-day festival including Arattu during Kumbha (February March), pradishta divasom (day of deity installation) during the month of Midhuna (Ponartham star), Mandala festival, Vishu, Naga Pradishta (related to naga (serpent) installation during the month of Ayilyam), and puja related to Navratri.

The nearest railhead is Aluva Railway Station. Airanikkulam can be reached from Aluva, Angamaly or Chalakudi on the National Highway 47 via Kuzhur. From Kodungallur on National Highway 17, Airanikkulam can be accessed via Mala- Valiaprambu-Kuzhur (about 20 km).



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Ernakulam
Location: Aluva    

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