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Skyline of Manjaly
Coordinates: 10°10′0″N 76°13′0″E / 10.16667°N 76.21667°E / 10.16667; 76.21667Coordinates: 10°10′0″N 76°13′0″E / 10.16667°N 76.21667°E / 10.16667; 76.21667
Country India
 • BodyParur Taluk
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0484
Vehicle registrationKL-42
Nearest cityKochi
Lok Sabha constituencyErnakulam
Civic agencyTaluk

Manjaly is a small village in Ernakulam district, Kerala, India. Manjaly is famous for halwa(sweet) and biriyani.Manjaly is prevailed with beauty of river, coconut trees, cultures and there people. The small town is connected with Manjaly Bridge in the Airport road connecting North Paravur(NH66) and Nedumbassery(NH47).

Manjaly canal
Manjaly backwaters

Sport and recreation[edit]

Manjaly snake boat race
Manjaly snake boat race
Manjaly 5th Tug of war rope game otherwise locally called vadamvaly

Manjaly Snake boat race other wise locally called as Manjaly Jalolsavam conducted every year in December. Another popular game is Tug of war rope game conducted annually with good prize money in August. Tug of war rope game/ Vadamvaly is conducted between 10-15 groups from major parts of Kerala. Top 3 groups will receive the prize money. Usually Tug of war game is conducted by Priyadarshini Samaskarika samadi, Thelathuruth. Also there are many other local sports competition happens as a part of onam festival for kids and adults in period of September by chintha theater thelathuruth.

Food and Agriculture[edit]

Manjaly is famous for Halwa and Biriyani. There are row of bakeries, biriyani shops on either side of Airport manjaly road on manjaly -thelathuruth junction selling biriyanis, halwas and sweets. Halwa making in manjaly is said to be going for 5 decades. The most varieties of halwa you find in most of the sweet shops and bakeries from Thrissur to Alapuzha, kottayam in the south, are from Manjaly. Abdul Khader returned to Manjaly, some fifty years ago, trained in the art of making of halwa and biriyani. Today, he is credited for bringing halwa to Manjaly. The astounding congenial surrounding of halwa producers are filled of ghee, sugar, oil. Manjaly supplies around 5,000-10,000 kilograms of halwa every day. Manjaly Halwa bakers make a wide variety of halwas ranging from the traditional black, red, yellow and white to the more innovative ones like banana, coconut, pineapple, dates, and pista.

Major roads in Manjaly[edit]

Nearest Railway Stations[edit]

Nearest Airports[edit]

Public Institutions[edit]

  • Sree Narayana Medical College, Chalakka,
  • Sree Narayana Guru Institute of Science & Technology
  • Matha College of Technology, Manakkapadi Manjaly Road, Manakkapadi, N. Paravur

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