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Santhanagopala Krishnaswamy Temple, Kochi


Santhanagopala Krishnaswamy Temple a temple in Kochi is said to be one of the ancient temples in India. The inscriptions found on the temple sites clearly stipulate that the temple dates back to 947 AD. This very fact is fair enough a reason to attract a number of visitors to this south Indian temple. Santhanagopala Krishnaswamy temple that bears the history of many ages is located about 8 kilometres from Ernakulum town. The life size sculptures, the interiors and exteriors of the temple that showcase a rich and bygone culture will surely satisfy the historian in every visitor. The presiding deity of the temple is Santhanagopala Murthy, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The word Santhanagopalamoorthy means saviour of infants. The temple enjoys good connectivity by road and frequent buses are available to this popular worship place from different parts of the city.


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