Download GPX file for this article
9.133376.5000Full screen dynamic map

Asia > South Asia > India > Southern India > Kerala > Southern Travancore > Oachira

Oachira

From Wikivoyage
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Oachira (or Ochira) is a coastal town in Kerala in India.

Free Food for the Poor at Oachira

Understand[edit]

The palace once under the rulers of Kayamkulam during the times of Marthanda Varma became a part of Travancore kingdom.

Get in[edit]

The town lies on the highway NH-47 and lies 100 kilometers north of Trivandrum.

The nearest station is Oachira. Express trains stop at Kayamkulam from where it is 10 kilometres by road on the southern side of NH-47.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Prabrahma Temple. Very old temple.
  • Kettukazhcha. Visit during festival times which is March and April.
  • Oachira Kali.
  • Thazhava (near Oachira). Of archaeological interest.

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Local handicrafts and merchandise.

Eat[edit]

Local fare.

Drink[edit]

Fresh toddy.

Sleep[edit]

Connect[edit]

Go next[edit]

  • Vethalan Kavu Mahadeva Temple (Malayalam: വേതാളൻ കാവ് മഹാദേവ ക്ഷേത്രം) is located at Krishnapuram near Kayamkulam in Alappuzha District, Kerala. It is one of the rarest temples in the world where Lord Siva is worshiped as Vethala. It is about 3 km East of famous Oachira Parabrahma temple.


This city travel guide to Oachira is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!