Near By Attractions
The Cherai Gowreeshwara temple is one of the prominent temples in Cherai. The temple, preserved by the Vinjana Vardhini Sabha (V V Sabha) is only 700 m away from the Cherai town. It is the only temple in Asia, which has chathurmukha kovil (sree kovil with four doors).Read More Azheekkal Sree Varaha Temple
Constructed in AD 1869, this temple in Cherai is considered to be the ‘sampoorna kshetram’ or complete temple in South India. Here both the deities – Varaha and Venketeshwara is placed side by side and worshipped as a single deity.Read More Pallipuram Fort
Pallipuram Fort was built by the Portuguese in the year 1503. The fort is considered to be the oldest existing European monument in India. The fort is also known as Ayikotta or Alikotta and is of a gigantic hexagonal structure.
The church dedicated to Our Lady is a minor Basilica. The church was constructed by the Portuguese in the year 1577. It is one of the oldest churches in the Diocese of Kottappuram and also among the three churches in South India dedicated to Our Lady in the 16th century.