While considering the pilgrim spots in kerala, Thangal para comes under muslim pilgrimage centres ,located at Vagamon. it became an islam pilgrim spot because the tomb of Sheikh Fariduddin is situated here. During Urs festival , thousands of devotees visits here to show the respect to the died shikh. The tomb of Sheykh associated with a magnificent spherical rock.
Kurisumala is renowned Christian pilgrim centre, thousands of devotees are coming here to born again in the name of god. During holy week , pilgrims climbs the hill with wooden crosses for sanctification . Peace and green atmosphere , gentle breeze , calm and cool climate etc are giving a heavenly sanctity for us.
Kurisumala is very near to Vagamon, the perfect tour destination. Reaching there is no hassle.
The temple is located at trivandrom , the capital city of kerala and the it is dedicated to lord vishnu. The temple reflects blended architecture of kerala and dravidian styles.
For knowing the history , we have to travel back to 8 th century. Sree padamanbhaswamy temple is one among the 108 sacred vishnu temples in india.
Veera Marthandavarma , a travencore ruler did major renovation works, and the temple had got the present style. Marthandavarma dedicated his kingdom to Padmanabhaswamy in 1750. He pledged that , with the support of Padmanabhaswamy, the royal family will rule the travancore . After this onwards , the travancore rulers ,had ruled their kingdom as padmanabhswamy Dasa( servant of Padmanabhswamy). Now Uthradom Thirunnal Marthanda Varama is being the head of royal family.
The capital city has got it’s name from Sree padmanabhaswamy temple, the presiding deity of the temple known by the name Anantha . The literal meaning of thiruvanthapuram is land of Anantha padmanabhaswamy.