Shree Krishna Temple
A temple dedicated to “Lord Krishna” is located in the Malabar region in Kerala known as the Shree Krishna Temple. This “Krishna” temple is located (in close proximity to the Kannur district) in a small town called Mahe or Mayyazhi that falls under the administration of the Union Territory of Pudducherry. This temple is renowned for its beautiful architecture and possesses an extremely serene environment. In addition, the birth of Lord Krishna i.e. Janmashtami is celebrated at this temple with great fanfare.
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a. Best time to visit Shree Krishna Temple
The ideal time to visit this temple is during the winter from December to February when the climate is extremely “pleasant” and the temperature ranging from a maximum of 29 degree Celsius to a minimum of 13 degree Celsius.
b. How to reach Shree Krishna Temple
Shree Krishna Temple Map
1. By train:
The nearest railway station to this temple is located in Kannur. The Kannur Railway Station is well connected to major cities in the country such as Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore, Goa, Jaipur etc.
2. By road:
If you intend to drive to this temple the ideal starting points would be Udupi, Mangalore, Kozhikode, Coimbatore, and Bangalore.
- Via Udupi:
There is one route from Udupi to this temple, and it is via NH66.
- Via Mangalore:
There is one route from Mangalore to this temple, and it is via NH66.
- Via Kozhikode:
There is one route from Kozhikode to this temple, and it is via NH66.
- Via Coimbatore:
There is one route from Coimbatore to this temple, and it is via Kozhikode-Malappuram Palakkad Highway and NH66.
- Via Bangalore:
There are two routes from Bangalore to this temple, and they are via NH275 and via NH948.
3. By air:
The closest airport to the beach is located in Calicut. The Calicut International Airport is well connected to major cities in the country as well as international destinations.
c. Religious significance of the Shree Krishna Temple
This temple dedicated to Lord Krishna is not closely associated or linked to any mythological legend. This shrine was constructed by Shri PK Raman in 1941 apparently (according to folklore) on the instructions given to him by a swami. Furthermore, this temple is renowned for its splendid architecture and tranquil environment.