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Chottanikkara Rajarajeswari Temple in Ernakulam

·  Summer: 22 to 40° C (Dry & Hot)
·  Winter: 15 to 25° C (Pleasant)
·  Monsoon:June to September

Best time to visit:  October to March

Opening Time: 04:00 a.m. and 04:00 p.m.
Closing Time: 12:00 p.m. and 08:00 p.m.
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One of the most popular temples of Kerala, Chottanikkara Rajarajeswari Temple is denoted as Adhiparasakthi Temple. One of the most notable Hindu shrines of Kerala, the temple houses an impressive 5 ft. idol of Rajarajeswari a.k.a. Durga Bhagavathy.
Bhagavathy Devi in this temple is believed to have healing power that cures mental disorders. Stationed in a hilly region and embellished with lush green farms, the temple is blessed with utmost serenity and gives mental peace.
One of the biggest attractions of the temple is the idol that has four arms and is decorated with jewels, fresh garlands and glittering lights making it appear spectacular. MakomThozhal is an important festival celebrated in thetemple in the month of February and March. Another important festival celebration isNavaratri, which is held during October to November.
As the temple is brought from Mookambika Temple in Kollur, it is believed that Mookambika Devi resides in this temple till 7 a.m.

Road: The place is well-connected by bus. KSRTC connects visitors from nearby cities to this temple. Deluxe and semi-deluxe buses are available to reach the temple from Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kochi.

Railway: Thrippunithura Railway Station (located about 6 km.) is the nearest railhead to reach the temple.Taxis and autorichshaws are available from railway station to the temple.

Airway: Cochin International Airport (located about 37km.) is the nearest airport to reach the temple. Book a cab from the airport to the temple for convenient travelling.