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Chengannur Mahadevar temple


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Chengannur is a municipal town situated in the district of Alappuzha in the state of Kerala in South India. It is locally spelled as Chengannoor, Chenganur and Chenganoor. This town lies in the Alappuzha district’s extreme eastern part.This town is well connected by National highway no-220 that links Kottayam and Kollam which are the neighboring districts of Alappuzha.This town is also regarded as one of the major Sabarimala pilgrim’s destination to proceed towards the Ayyappa temple in the hill range. Changannur is popular for its Shiva temple named as Chengannur Mahadeva Kshetram.There is also an Old Syrian Church in this town.During the British period, Cardamom which is known popularly and called as Black Gold was a major commercial export product of Chengannur.

Chengannur town is exactly located in the south-central Travancore region in Alappuzha district in the state of Kerala in South India. This particular municipal town is picking up as a commercial hub in Kerala. There is much religious harmony in this town as Hindu, Muslims and Christians live together in peace. ain Central Road passes through this town and connects it to Kottayam and Thiruvanthapuram. The state highway no-220 also passes through this town. Therefore those native and foreign tourists who are approaching Chengannur by road have plenty of Hotels and restaurants on these highways.

Weather and Best Time to Visit Chengannur

During the rainy season, there is a heavy downpour in this region. During the summer season, this region faces moderate heat in the month of April to June.The Hindu devotees visit this place according to the auspicious days of the Malayalam calendar. The town of Chengannur can be visited by the native and foreign tourist at any time as the weather condition is suitable for the holiday trip.Main Central Road passes through this town and connects it to Kottayam and Thiruvanthapuram. The state highway no-220 also passes through this town. Therefore those native and foreign tourists who are approaching Chengannur by road have plenty of Hotels and restaurants on these highways.



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