Chembuthara

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Chembuthara
village
Chembuthara is located in Kerala
Chembuthara
Chembuthara
Location in Kerala, India
Chembuthara is located in India
Chembuthara
Chembuthara
Chembuthara (India)
Coordinates: 10°33′0″N 76°20′0″E / 10.55000°N 76.33333°E / 10.55000; 76.33333Coordinates: 10°33′0″N 76°20′0″E / 10.55000°N 76.33333°E / 10.55000; 76.33333
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictThrissur
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
680652
Telephone code0487
Vehicle registrationKL-08
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest cityThrissur
Literacy100%
Lok Sabha constituencyThrissur
ClimateTropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature20 °C (68 °F)

Chembuthara is a small village in Kerala, India, known for its Makarachowa festival. It is situated about 11 km away from Thrissur center. It is located by the side of NH 544.

Temples[edit]

Chembuthara Kodungallurkavu temple is located just 500m away from the NH and its owned by the 'chembuthara kodugallorekavu devaswam' managed by 'Ezhavas'. Thousands of devotees visit this temple monthly.[citation needed]

Festivals[edit]

Chembuthara 'Makarachowa' is an elephant's parade with percussion music and fire works. Every year on the first Tuesday of Malayalam month 'Makaram', the Makarachowa festival is celebrated. The Makarachowa festival is accompanied by about 40-50 elephants and pancharimelam.[clarification needed] Besides bhagavathy's birthday is celebrated with 4-5 elephants and prasaada oottu (holy food) on meena maasam.[citation needed]

Tourism[edit]

Local tourist spots include Pattathipaara, a natural waterfall. Also nearby is Pattikkad which is one of the developed village Panchayath in Thrissur district. A higher secondary school and clinic is situated Pattikkad. In between Pattikkad and Chembuthara, peechi road is located. Peechi road is the turning to Peechi Dam, KFRI etc.

Also there is a Sree Krishna temple called 'Sree Krishna Temple chembuthara'. It is owned by the vadakkedesam pooracommitee. Tens of hundreads of devotees visits this temple yearly.[citation needed] Festivals held within this temple include sree Krishna jayanthi and prathishtadinam.

Education[edit]

  • Sree Badhra Vidya Mandhir, Chembuthara

Notable peoples[edit]

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