Mahadeva Temple

The ancient Sanskrit texts, Bhargava Purana & Sanalkumara Samhita mention this place as Vaiyaghra geham and Vaiyaghra puram. As per legends Vyaghrapada Maharshi got Siva darsana here, so it was fittingly called Vyaghrapadapuram. Later, when Tamil spread, the word Vaiyaghra got transformed as Vaikom. Today Vaikom is one of the most revered Shiva shrines in South India. The temple along with Ettumanoor Siva Temple, Kaduthuruthy Thaliyil Mahadeva Temple is considered a powerful trisome. The belief is that if a devotee worships at these three temples before      Book Now

Aqua Tourism by Matsyafed

MATSYAFED (Kerala State Co-operative Federation for Fisheries Development Ltd), the organization which stands on the strong pillars of 666 Primary Co-operatives of Fishermen in the State, is diversifying its activities by exploring the tourism potential of the organization. Aqua Tourism by Matsyafed, Palaikari is in a 125 hectare wide brackish water fish farm with 4 culture ponds and 3 nurseries. The farm lies inside the Vembanad Lake. The Aqua Tourism by Matsyafed, Palaikari offers facilities for spending a day there, relaxing on hammocks, swings or benches on the bunds between shady coconut trees, meals with fish curry, fish fry and fish pickles and a cup of ice cream and pedal-boating, for only Rs.200 The one day package starts from 10 a.m. with a welcome drink and ends at 6 p.m. with a scenic beauty of the sunset. Children below 12 years can have the same facilities for only Rs.100. Huts on the bunds and in the water body are apt for a private retreat. An evening visit costs only Rs.25 from 4 p. m to 6 p. m. The Scheme has been a success, attracting over 15,000 visitors per year since it was started.      Book Now