Pazhayapalli, Changanacherry

Changanacherry Pazhayapalli, supposed to be more than 1000 years old, is a famous mosque situated at a distance of 18 km south of Kottayam. It is constructed at the site which was donated by a king of Rhekkumkur. The annual festival of this mosque Thangal adiyanthiram, is well known and marked by a grand community feast. On this day devotees are offered with meat and rice.

Meat and two tonnes of rice, offered by the devotees, is used to prepare biriyani for the community feast on this day. The Chandanakuddam festival at the mosque is one of the largest crowd pulling events in Changanacherry town.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Changanassery, about 2 km and Kottayam, about 21 km

 

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