Religious Places in Kozhenchery

Kozhencherry is a town in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala state. It is on the banks of Pampa river. It is a financial center and many banks and trade companies have their establishments here. Kozhencherry is the center of Marthoma Syrian Christians. St. Thomas Marthoma Church, is the largest Marthoma Church.

Festivals in Kozhensherry

Kozhenchery Religious Festivals

Maramon Conference: Maramon is a small town on the banks of the river Pampa, opposite Kozhencherry town. The white sand river-bed available throughout the summer time of the year for the last hundred years between Mormon and Kozhencherry, witnesses the annual Maramon Convention, the biggest Christian convention in Asia. This conference is held for a week in February.

Cherukolpuzha Hindu Parishad: The dry river-bed of Pampa river, between Ayroor and Kozhencherry, observers the annual gathering, the Cherukolpuzha Hindu Parishad or conference. The conference is held for a week in the month of February.

Aranmula Boat Race: Aranmula a suburb of Kozhencherry, is famous for its Parthasathi Temple. This is the venue of the annual snake boat race on the Pampa river, a water theme carnival bringing in palliyodams or snake boats from all over the state, to which thousands of tourists are captivated every year.

Aranmula Kannadi: Aranmula a town close to Kozhencherry is well known for its metal mirrors, renowned as Aranmula kannadi. This is the magic mirror of numerous legend. It is a special kind of mirror, created of a special metal alloy, instead of glass. It is a front exterior reflection mirror, which eradicates secondary reflections. To accomplish their reflective surface the metal is polished for several days.

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