Skip to main content

Guruvayur temple - Guruvayoor hotels - Guruvayoorappan - Ekadashi - Sree Krishna Temple - Bangalore - Guruvayur route

Guruvayur / Guruvayoor is a famous Krishna temple located in the town of Guruvayur in the Thrissur district of Kerala.Guruvayoorappan has a distinct place in every heart and every Malayali household. Guruvayoor Sree krishna Temple has emerged as one of the most important places of worship in Southern India like Tirupati and Sabarimala.Guruvayur is most famous for its temple, which is many centuries old and one of the most important in Kerala.
Also Read:

The presiding deity in the sanctum-sanctorum is Mahavishnu. Guruvayur is also known as "Bhuloka Sri Vaikuntham" meaning Heaven in Earth. where the deity reveals himself to his devotees in the same majestic form in which he welcomes them in Vaikuntha, his celestial abode.
Guruvayur lies 25 km to the northwest of Thrissur city.
The temple is being run by the Guruvayur Devaswom Management Committee under the directions of Government of Kerala.
Records indicate the temple to be at least 1000 years old.
Strict dress code exists for devotees who wish to enter the Guruvayoor temple. Men are to wear Mundu and a small piece of cloth (Veshthi) to cover chest.  Girls and women are not supposed to wear any trouser like dresses. Women are expected to wear Sari and young girls are to wear long skirt and blouses.Presently the dress code for women have been relaxed with Salwar Kameez/Churidar being allowed.

Bangalore to Guruvayoor:
Guruvayur is around 420 KM from Bangalore. Here is the route.
Bangalore -->Mandya (95 KM)
Mandya  --> Mysore (46 KM)
Mysore --> Gundlupet (59 KM)
Gundlupet --> Gudalur (50 KM)
Gudallur --> Malappuram (80 KM)
Malappuram --> Ponnani (54 KM)
Ponnani --> Guruvayur (30 KM)

Festivals at the Guruvayur temple:
The utsavam in Guruvayur is in the month of Kumbham (Feb-Mar) and the celebrations are spread over a period of 10 days.

The Guruvayur Ekadesi falls in the month of Vrischika (Nov-Dec). Once when Lord Maha Vishnu visited the abode of Yama, he heard heart rending cries of people tortured for their sins. The Lord wanted to save them from more suffering and uttered the word Ekadesi.

Chembai Sangeetholsavam
Chembai Sangeetholsavam is an annual Carnatic music festival held in Guruvayur by the Guruvayur Devaswom

How to reach Guruvayoor?
By Bus:

Buses operate every few minutes from Thrissur Shaktan Thampuran Bus Stand Thrissur.
Buses also operate from Ernakulam, North Paravur, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Pamba/Sabarimala, Palakkad, Mavelikkara, Kozhikode, Kodungallur and Thiruvananthapuram.

By Train:
The nearest railway station is at Guruvayur.
Passenger trains operate from the Guruvayur station to Thrissur and Kochi, as well as an overnight express train to Thiruvananthapuram and further to Chennai.

By Air:
The nearest airport (75 km) is Cochin International Airport, at Nedumbassery near Kochi.
Kozhikode International Airport is also around 85 Kms from Guruvayoor, it will take approximately 2 hrs to reach Guruvayur by bus or by car.

Guruvayur Hotels

Kanoos Residency ,4 Star

Hotel Sopanam Heritage, 3 Star
East Nada,

Krishna Inn, 3 Star
East-Nada P.O.,

Hotel Horizon International
South Nada

Hotel Elite
East-Nada P.O.,

Fort Gate Hotels & Resorts

Hotel R.V. Tower
East Nada,

Guruvayoor Resort
Near Parthasarathy Temple

Hotel Vishak International
East Nada,

Mayura Residency
West Nada Guruvayoor,

Hotel Nandanam
East Nada,

Rugmini Regency

Also Read:


  1. Good Info on Bangalore to Guruvayoor route. Any information on current road condition would be highly appreciable ( Dec 2009 )..Thanks

    Guruvayur is around 420 KM from Bangalore. Here is the route.
    Bangalore -->Mandya (95 KM)
    Mandya --> Mysore (46 KM)
    Mysore --> Gundlupet (59 KM)
    Gundlupet --> Gudalur (50 KM)
    Gudallur --> Malappuram (80 KM)
    Malappuram --> Ponnani (54 KM)
    Ponnani --> Guruvayur (30 KM)


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Download Complete Malayalam Bible free! -PDF

The World Bible Translation Center (WBTC) has published Malayalam bible for free download.Either you can download the whole book or each gospel one by one.All editions are in PDF format.
You can Download Complete New Testament or Old Testament also.

Bible Downloads

To read the Bible files you download, you will need the free program Adobe Acrobat Reader, which you can get from:
Other language Bible Texts in PDF Format for Download also available from the same site.

Read also
Shalom Prayer
shalom-festivals-2008-to-start-from-jan.html - Fair value of Land in Kerala

Fair value of Land in Kerala (Nyayavila) ,website launched.
The Government of Kerala yesterday launched a website which gives information on fair value of land based on location and survey information.The following is the site address

Also Read,
Ocean Blue and Stark communications to be the even...
Another 'godman' | Himaval Maheswara Bhadranandaji...
Kerala Police seize more blue films made by contro...
The grand Malayalam movie ‘Twenty:Twenty' -Twenty:...
Other Kerala Education,courses info!
Malayalam movie world
Tags: , , , , ,

Kasaragod Colleges || Colleges in Kasargod district kerala

Here is a list of colleges in Kasargod district which are affiliated to Kannur university.
This includes arts and science colleges,engineering colleges,nursing colleges and
dental,pharmacy and Ayurveda colleges.


Govt. College
Vidya Nagar.P.O, Kasaragod 671 323

Courses Offered
B.A. Arabic
B.A. English
B.A. Economics
B.A. History
B.A. Kannada
B.Sc. Botany
B.Sc. Chemistry
B.Sc. Computer Science
B.Sc. Geology
B.Sc. Mathematics
B.Sc. Physics
B.Sc. Zoology
M.A. Arabic
M.A. English
M.A. Economics
M.A. Kannada
M.Sc. Chemistry
M.Sc. Geology
M.Sc. Mathematics
Ph.D. Chemistry
Ph.D. Geology
Ph.D. Kannada
Ph.D. Statistics

E. K. Nayanar Memorial Govt. College
Elerithattu(Via) Nileshwar 671 314, Kasaragod Dist.

Courses Offered
B.A Economics
B.A Hindi
B.A Functional English
B.Com. with Co-Operation
MA Applied Economics


Govinda Pai Memorial Govt. College
Manjeswaram, Kasaragod Dist. 671 323

Courses Offered
B.A Kannada
B.A Travel & Tourism Management
B.Com. with Co-operation