Puthur (Palakkad)

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Puthur
village
Puthur is located in Kerala
Puthur
Puthur
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°47′10″N 76°39′50″E / 10.7862412°N 76.6637778°E / 10.7862412; 76.6637778Coordinates: 10°47′10″N 76°39′50″E / 10.7862412°N 76.6637778°E / 10.7862412; 76.6637778
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictPalakkad
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Puthur is a village near the city of Palakkad, in the Palakkad district in the state of Kerala, India.

The central attraction of this village is the Puthur Thirupuraikkal Bhagavathy temple. This temple houses the Goddess Karnaki, who is believed to be an incarnation of Goddess Parvathi. This temple is famous locally and attracts several thousands devotees every year to the Puthur-Vela festival.

Transportation[edit]

This town connects to other parts of India through Palakkad city. National Highway No.544 connects to Coimbatore and Bangalore. Other parts of Kerala is accessed through National Highway No.66 going through Thrissur. Calicut International Airport, Cochin International Airport and Coimbatore Airport are the nearest airports. Shoranur Junction railway station is the nearest major railway station.

External links[edit]

www.puthurtemple.org