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Visit Mangala Devi Temple

The Mangala Devi Temple in Thekkady, Idukki, is one of the most popular attractions in the South Indian state of Kerala. It is built within the premises of the world renowned Periyar Tiger Reserve and is located at its northern boundary. The presiding deity of the temple isMangaladevi, to whom the temple is dedicated.  

The Mangala Devi Temple in Thekkady, Idukki, is one of the most popular attractions in the South Indian state of Kerala. It is built within the premises of the world renowned Periyar Tiger Reserve and is located at its northern boundary. The presiding deity of the temple isMangaladevi, to whom the temple is dedicated.

Mangaladevi, also known as Kannaki, has been a symbol of the moral powers possessed by women, enabling them to achieve whatever they want as long as their cause is just. The temple is not only visited by pilgrims, but also by tourists, their curiosity simply dragging them here. It is surrounded by dense forests, making the surroundings of the temple very serene and soothing. The temple is also visited by those in search of a quiet spot with a pristine and divine ambience, thus being a total delight for photography enthusiasts.

Useful information:

  • The temple is also a popular destination amongst architecture fanatics for being constructed in huge stones and granite with intricate work of scriptures on the stone walls.
  • This 1,000year old temple stands at an altitude of approximately 1,300m above mean sea level.   

Timing

PREFFERED BY

God Lovers

TIME SPENT

Around 30 Min

ENTRY FEE

No Entry Fee

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Wildlife
  • Altitude

    For the region - 900 to 1800 m
  • STD Code

    04869
  • Best Season

    Sep - Mar
  • State/Code

    /685536
  • LANGUAGES

    Malayalam, Hindi, English