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Sri Mahadevar Temple is a Lord Shiva temple in Thiruvanchikulam in Thrissur district of Kerala. It is a padal petra sthalam and the Lord Shiva here was worshipped by Sundarar. According to legends, Sundarar has reached abode from this place.

The temple is protected by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The temple also has mural paintings of yester years. It is believed to be built during 8th century.

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 100 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-30 minutes
Open Timings : 5.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Still Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Video Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Moolavar : Thirumeninaathar / Sornamalai
Sthala Vruksham : Arasu /Punnai
Theertham : Bhagaveri River (Gundaaru)
Traditional Name: Thiruchuzhi
Padal : Sundarar
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market

One of few popular temples, where you can find Lord Shiva and Parvathy sitting together in one shrine. One can visit this temple, on their visit to Kodungallur Bhagavathy temple, which is also nearby.

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