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Chembuthara is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Chembuthara is located in India
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
State Kerala
District Thrissur
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 680652
Telephone code 0487
Vehicle registration KL-08
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Thrissur
Literacy 100%
Lok Sabha constituency Thrissur
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)

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


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]


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]


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.


  • Sree Badhra Vidya Mandhir, Chembuthara

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