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Ochira Parabrahma Temple

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15 Jun to 16 June, 2017

Ochira Kali Festival Kerala

Ochira Kali Festival is an annual festival celebrated at Ochira Parabrahma temple, Kollam . This 2-day festival commemorates the historic medieval fight of KayamKulam in Ochira. A mock battle is organised in lieu of the battle fought and people participate in the same while standing in knee deep water and doing martial arts. Some people take part in the mock battle while others choose to be the audiences and watch the battle. The event takes place usually in the Malayalam month of Midhunam with over 52 martial experts from nearby places that stand in the mud water with their swords, shields and headgears. It is one of the unique battles that takes place according to the sound of drums where both the sides get equal chances of defeating each other.

The battle is fought in a very traditional way and with all the rituals that include starting the battle only after sighting the Sri Krishna parunthu. A procession of Lord Shiva being carried on a Vrushab Vahan is also carried out during the festival that makes it all the more amazing and enjoyable. The battle on the second day is continued in the same manner as it was done on the first day and after it’s over, winners are felicitated with gifts and prizes. There is a big cattle fair also organised during the festival. This year, Ochira Kali Festival will be held from 15-16th June at the Ochira Parabrahma Temple, Kollam and shall be visited to feel the charm of its uniqueness.
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Hotels Near Ochira Kali Festival Kerala

Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 12:36 pm
- Jan 03, 2018 at 9:10 am
Rated
2
Rooms are not v clean having such a beautiful view but there was dust in the room. Specially the carpets sticks in the cooridoors..the room service food facility is v v expensive.
The Quilon Beach Hotel - Beach Road, Kollam

3240

The Quilon Beach Hotel

Beach Road, Kollam

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.5 / 5
4.5 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 11:32 pm
- Jan 15, 2018 at 3:13 pm
Rated
1
not to the rate. kettle was not working, hot water was not available. good service from front office,room service.
Sea Palace - Beach Road, Kollam

2000

Sea Palace

Beach Road, Kollam

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 10:18 am
- Jan 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm
Rated
5
Good comfortable stay . Food is tasty and presentation is good. I like it and wanted to stay again and again.
Nani Hotel - Chinnakada, Kollam

2250

Nani Hotel

Chinnakada, Kollam

Approx 700 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5
Hotel Karthika - Kollam

3699

Hotel Karthika

Kollam

Approx 700 m from venue

Hotel Prasanthi - beach road, Kollam

15000

Hotel Prasanthi

beach road, Kollam

Approx 100 m from venue

Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 1:41 pm
- Jan 07, 2018 at 12:44 pm
Rated
4
Great hospitality and ambience. Rooms were lovely especially the view.The location of the hotel encroaching on to the banks of the beautiful asthamudi lake flanked by the verdant coconut tops swaying ...
The Raviz Resort and Spa, Ashtamudi - Mathilil, Kollam

5000

The Raviz Resort and Spa, Ashtamudi

Mathilil, Kollam

Approx 3 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.6 / 5
4.6 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 6:23 pm
- 20 hours, 30 minutes ago
Rated
3
No AC. But still the room is almost value for money. Very naive staff. As a result very poor service.
Zodiac Regency - Chinnakada, Kollam

1502

Zodiac Regency

Chinnakada, Kollam

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.6 / 5
3.6 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 5:20 pm
- Dec 25, 2017 at 2:52 pm
Rated
5
The best place to be for all occasions
Hotel All Season - Mathilil, Kollam

3495

Hotel All Season

Mathilil, Kollam

Approx 3 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.6 / 5
4.6 / 5
- Yesterday at 9:17 am
Rated
5
good hotel
HOTEL SHAH INTERNATIONAL - Chinnakada, Kollam

850

HOTEL SHAH INTERNATIONAL

Chinnakada, Kollam

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.8 / 5
2.8 / 5