47 km from Kochi)Malayatoor is famous for the catholic church on the 609
m high Malayatoor hill (dedicated to St. Thomas).Thousands of devotees
undertake the pilgrimage to the shrine to participate in the annual festival
- Malayatoor Perunnal (March/April). St.Thomas is believed to have prayed
at this shrine.
Coorg as a lesser-known Hill Station in India is all set to razzle-dazzle
a wary soul when he embarks on a tour to Coorg, a lovely Hill Station
in India. A Tour to Coorg makes one visit the Brahmagiri Tank that is
the place where river Cauvery drains itself and thus it is a sacred place,
which becomes red with vermilion smatterings on religious occasions.
It is understood that Goddess Cauvery graces this Hill Station in India,
Coorg for a rezvenduous with her kith and kin. She also happens to be
the spouse of the revered Saint, Agastaya.
Other places of interest include the Islamic styled Tombs and minarets
of Dodaveearaja and Lingaraja. These constructions are very ancient in
their origin and are quaint by the presence of minarets with Nandi Bulls
perched atop the minarets .It also includes carved, gothic windows, which
are home to different manifestations of Lord Shiva in Coorg, a beatific
Hill Station in India.
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