Aluva Shiva Kshethram

Aluva shiva kshethram is located approximately 20 kms from cochin and it is on the banks of periyar river at aluva, comes under ernalukulam district of kerala. The deity of the temple is lord shiva.

The main attraction of this temple is that the shivalinga is installed in the stands on sand banks. It is believed that the shivlinga has risen out from the sand on the bank of the river.

The main annual festival celebrated in the temple is Aluva shivarathri.

Periyar river is also known as aluva puzha. Aluva is one among the famous pilgrim places in kerala. This place has many other temples and churches.

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By road : NH47 passes through aluva and NH15 is around 15km away. KSRTC and private buses are available from aluva town and cochin.

By train : Nearest railway station is Aluva (AWY).

By air : Nearest airport is at Nedumbassery, Cochin international airport.