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Marthoman church (second Jerusalem) one of the ancient and prominent churches of the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church, is situated here. Mulanthuruthy also holds the Grama Panchayat and Block Panchayath with the same name.This beautiful land holds almost all the tourists attractions-Enchanting back waters, historic monuments, sacred pilgrim centres, magical festivals, spectacular art forms, splendid cultural heritage, spicy cuisine and unadulterated countryside life.
By road, Mulanthuruthy is easily accessible from Kanjiramattom (5 km), Tripunithura and Ernakulam. Mulanthuruthy Railway Station is the local railhead. Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport.
Mulanthuruthy Railway Station is the local railhead. Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport.
Places of worship
This church is believed to be built between 1100 AD and 1125. Kunnassery Kunchakko Tharakan who was the minister of the king of Kaduthuruthy was instrumental in building this church.
The church is famous for its historical importance. Mulanthuruthy church was the venue of the famous Mulanthuruthy Synod in 1876 convened by the Holy patriarch of Antioch Peter III. The Late Lamented Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Yakoob III visited this church, during 1964. The present Patriarch Moran or Ignatius Zakka II was to have visited the church twice, during 1982 and 2000.
Marthoman church is now a cathedral of Syrian Orthodox church.
The mosque is situated at Kanjiramattom, 3 km from Mulanthuruthy. It is believed that the mosque was erected over the mortal remains of a Muslim saint, Sheikh Parid. Another great Muslim saint, Baver is supposed to have prayed here and attained salvation. The Kodikuthu festival, which falls in December–January, is a major attraction for thousands of devotees.
Ameda Serpent Temple
- "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.
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