Kadakkavoor is a developing special grade town consisting central government postal office, railway station, sub treasury, police station, electricity board, telecom office and banks; Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala, India.[2]

This commercial and residential area is situated about 32 km north from the capital city Thiruvananthapuram and 33 km south of Kollam. The area has a number of shops, banks, hospitals, sub treasury, commercial establishments, educational institutions and religious centers.

Special Grade Town
Train approaches Kadakkavoor Railway Station (Photography by Binoy.J.S on 15 March 2011)
Train approaches Kadakkavoor Railway Station (Photography by Binoy.J.S on 15 March 2011)
Kadakkavoor is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Kadakkavoor is located in India
Kadakkavoor (India)
Coordinates: 8°41′09″N 76°45′21″E / 8.6857°N 76.7557°ECoordinates: 8°41′09″N 76°45′21″E / 8.6857°N 76.7557°E
Country India
 • Total25,362
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0470
Vehicle registrationKL-16


At the 2001 India census, Kadakkavoor had a population of 25,362 with 12,199 males and 13,163 females.[2]


Kadakavur Railway Station is an important station between Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is the nearest airport.

Regular buses are available for Attingal, Varkala, Paravur, Chirayinkeezhu, Anchuthengu, Vakkom, Nilakkamukku, Mananakku, Anathalavattom, Kollampuzha, Kaikkara, Nedunganda, Plavazhikom, Vilabhagom, Vettur, Keezhattingal, Perumkulam, Palamkonam, Thoppichantha, Thottikkallu, Alamcodu and Venjaramoodu.


  1. ^ "India Post :Pincode Search". Archived from the original on 20 May 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2008.
  2. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 11 February 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
Alappuzha railway station

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Chowwara railway station

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The station's elevation is 11 m above sea level. It is in the Southern Railway Zone's Thiruvananthapuram Railway Division (Trivandrum).

Passenger trains that halt at Chowwara include:

56361 Shoranur Jn - Ernakulam Jn Passenger (unreserved)

56370 Ernakulam Guruvayur Passenger (unreserved)

56365 Guruvayur- Punalur Fast Passenger (unreserved)

56362 Ernakulam - Nilambur Road Passenger (unreserved)

56371 Guruvayur Ernakulam Passenger (unreserved)

06732 Piravom Road - Angamaly Special

06733 Angamaly - Ernakulam Jn Special

66611 Palakkad Jn– Ernakulam Jn MEMU

06735 Angamali - Ernakulam Special

56375 Guruvayur Ernakulam Passenger (unreserved)

66612 Ernakulam Jn - Palakkad Jn MEMU

06736 Ernakulam - Angamaly Special

06737 Angamaly - Piravam Road Special

56364 Ernakulam Jn - Shoranur Jn Passenger (unreserved)

56363 Nilambur Road - Ernakulam Passenger (unreserved)

56376 Ernakulam Guruvayur Passenger (unreserved)

56366 Punalur- Guruvayur Fast Passenger (unreserved)

Eravipuram railway station

Eravipuram railway station or Iravipuram railway station (Code:IRP) is one among the three railway stations serving the Indian city of Kollam, Kerala. Eravipuram Railway Station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It is a 'F-Class' halt railway station. The annual passenger earnings from Eravipuram Railway Station during 2011-2012 was Rs. 5,85,813.

Eravipuram is about 5.3 km away from Kollam city. Eravipuram is well connected with various cities like Kollam, Trivandrum, Kottayam, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari and towns like Paravur, Punalur, Kayamkulam, Karunagappalli, Kottarakkara, Varkala, Chirayinkeezh through Indian Railways.

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Kadakkavoor railway station

Kadakkavoor railway station (Code: KVU) is a railway station in Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala and falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone, Indian Railways.


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Kollam Junction railway station

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Kollam–Thiruvananthapuram trunk line

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Mayyanad railway station

Mayyanad railway station (Code:MYY) is an Indian railway station situated at Kollam, Kerala.

Paravur railway station

Paravur railway station (Code:PVU) is a railway station in the Indian municipal town of Paravur in Kollam district, Kerala. Paravur Railway Station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It is a 'NSG 5' class(formerly D-class) railway station coming under the Southern Railway Zone.The annual passenger earnings of Paravur Railway Station during 2016-2017 is Rs. 1,47,90,285 and it is third in position from Kollam district among the stations collecting more than Rs.1,00,00,000 through passenger tickets.Paravur is connected to various cities in India like Kollam, Trivandrum, Ernakulam, Calicut, Thrissur, Kannur, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mangalore, Pune, Salem, Coimbatore, Trichy and Tirunelveli through Indian Railways. Proximity of Paravur railway station to the core Paravur town and Paravur Municipal Bus Stand is making it as one of the important public transport hubs in the district and the state.

Temples consecrated by Narayana Guru

Narayana Guru built Temples at different places -Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kannur, Anchuthengu, Thalassery, Kozhikode, Mangalore. Some of the temples built by the guru are :

1888.Shiva temple established at Aruvippuram, Thiruvananthapuram

1889.Devi Temple dedicated at Mannanthala, Thiruvananthapuram

1892.Temple established at AayiramThengu, Alappad, Kollam

1893.temple established at Poothotta(Sre Narayana Vallabha Siva Subramanya Temple, Poothotta), Ernakulam

1893.Sri Narayana krishnan Kovil, Pilackool, Thalassery, Kannur

1893.Dedicated Sree Subrahmanya Temple(Sree Dharmashastha Temple), Earathu near Kayikkara Thiruvananthapuram

1895.Bhagavathi temple dedicated at Karunagappalli (near Kunnazathu), Kollam

1898.Subrhamaniya temple dedicated at Vazhamuttam, Kunnumpara, Thiruvananthapuram

1904.Sree Narayanapuram krishna Temple, Aashraamam, Kollam

1907The Sree Bhakthi Samvardhini Yogam, Kannur was constituted with the blessings of Sree Narayana Guru

1908 February.Jaganatha Shiva Temple at Thalasserry, Kannur dedicated.

1909.Foundation stone laid for temple at Mangalore

1914.August, Advaitha Ashramam at Aluva started.

1914Ernakulam (Poonurunni-Vytila Road) Sree Narayaneswaram Shiva,Parvati, Vishnu,Ganesha ,Kartikeya Temple. The temple was raised at the instance of Sree Narayana Guru.

1915.Dedicated Jnanaswara Shiva temple at Anchuthengu

1916.Sree Maheshwara (Shiva)Temple at Koorkkancheri, Thrissur dedicated.

1920Dedicated the temple at Karamukku, Thrissur.

1921.Dedicated the Sree Kalakandeshwaram (Shiva) Temple, Murukumpuza, Thiruvananthapuram

1927.June 14, Temple dedicated at Kalavamkodam Saktiswaram - Ardhanarishvara (Cherthala Thaluk of Alappuzha District) with a mirror

Some of the other temples built by Sree Narayana Guru are

Puthiya Kavu Subrahmanya Temple, Vakkom, Thiruvananthapuram

Vakkom Subrahmanya Temple (Velayudhan Nada), Vakkom, Thiruvananthapuram

Vakkom Deveshwara Temple, (Vakkom Puthan Nada), Vakkom, Thiruvananthapuram

Mannanthala Anandavalleshwaram Parvati Devi Temple, Mannanthala, Thiruvananthapuram

Sreekapaleshwara (Shiva)Temple, Anjuthengu, Thiruvananthapuram

Poothotta Sree Narayana Vallabha (Shiva) Temple , Kanayanoor, Ernakulam

Vealikkattu Sree Narayanamangalam Kartikeya Temple, Kollam

Kunninezath Sree Narayana Bhoovaneshwari Temple, Kozhikod, Karunagappalli, Kollam

Sree Narayanamangalam Temple, Moothakunnam, North Paroor, Ernakulam

Sree Kumaramangalam Subrahmanya Temple, Kumarakom, Kottayam

Vezhapra Shaktiparambu Temple, Ramankary, Alappuzha

Sree Ardhanarishvara Temple, Kumbalangy, Kochi

Sree Bhavaneeswara Temple (Shiva Temple) , Palluruthy, Ernakulam district

Sree Pillayar Kovil(Temple), Kottar, [[Nagar Kovil]], Tamil Nadu

Sree Gowreeshwara (Family Of Lord Shiva)Temple, Cherai, Ernakulam

Sree Sharada Temple, Sivagiri, Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Anandabhuteshwaram Temple, Mezhuveli, Kozhenchery, Pathanamthitta

Sree Pottayil Devi Temple, Nadama, Thripunithura, Ernakulam

Sree Njaneshwara (Shiva) Temple, Puthan Nada, Chirayinkeezhu, Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Mahadevar Temple, Nagambadam, Kottayam

Sree Ardhanarishvara Temple, Ootuparambu, Kadakkavoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Maheshwara Temple, Sreenarayanapuram, Koorkenchery, Thrissur

Sree Somasekharam Temple, Tannyam, Peringottukara, Thrissur

Sree Subrahmanya Temple, Nellikkunnu, Kasaragod

Palakkunnu Sree Bhagavati Temple, Uduma, Kasaragod

Sree Narayaneshwaram Subrahmanya Temple, Vaikom, Kottayam

Sree Bhadrachala Subrahmanya Temple, Valappad, Thrissur

Sree Chidambara Temple, Kandassamkadavu, Thrissur

Sree Kandeshwaram Sree Mahadeva Temple, Cherthala, Alappuzha

Sree Kumarapuram Temple, Mangad, Kollam

Manakkal Temple, Chempazanthi, Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Balasubrahmanya Temple, Bharananganam, Meenachil, Kottayam

Aakalpantha Prashobhini Sree Subrahmanya Temple, Poonjar Thekkekara, Meenachil, Kottayam

Sree Brahmapuram (Mathaanam) Temple, Vadayar, ThalayolaParambu, Kottayam

Chernnamangalam Siva Temple, Koduvazhannoor, Pulimath Vazhi, Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Shakteeshwaram Temple, Vayalar, Alappuzha

Ullala Omkareshwara (Shiva) Temple, Thalayazham, Vaikom, Kottayam

Sree Nayinaar Deva Temple, Arumanoor, Neyyattinkara, Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Vishwanatha Temple, Manathala, Gurupadapuri, Chavakad, Thrissur

Vallabhasseril Siva Temple, Alamthuruthi, Tiruvalla, Pathanamthitta

Sree Sankara Narayana Temple, Koovappadi, Cheranellur, Ernakulam

Katiravan Kunnu Sree Balasubrahmanya Swamy Temple, Puthoor, Kollam

Sree Narayana Maheshwara Temple, Pullazhi, Thrissur

Myladum Kunnu Bhajana Madom Subrahmanya Temple,Anappad, Thiruvananthapuram

Kumarapuram Sree Subrahmanya Temple, Maannanam, Kottayam

Sree Ghuhanandapuram Temple, Thekkumbhagam, Chavara, Kollam

Kuppana Sree Velayudhamangala Temple, Kollam

Sree Swamy Madom Temple, Anjuthengu, Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Amruthamkulangara Temple, Kollam

Bhuvaneshwari Temple, Thachankonam, Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Chidambaranatha Temple, Oottara, Kanjiramkulam, Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Kalikulangara Temple, Nandyattukunnam, Paravoor, Ernakulam

Sanmargasandayini Sree Anandasayaneshwaram Temple, Kayippuram, Muhamma, Alappuzha

Sree Shaktidhara Temple, Njarakkal, Vaipin, Ernakulam

Sree Narayana MahavishnuTemple, Puliyannur, Meenachil, Kottayam

Sree Narayanapuram Temple, Aashraamam, Kollam

Plavazhikam Devi Temple, Nedunganda, Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram

Shivadarshana Devaswom Temple, Pampadi, Kottayam

Elankavu Sree Bhagavati Temple, Mullakkal, Alappuzha

Sree Ganeshamangalam Temple, Vadanappilli, Thrissur

Sree Suryanarayanapuram Temple, Pampadi, Kottayam

Sree Balasubrahmannya Temple, Kurichikara, Thrissur

Dharmagiri Sree Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, Thruthala, Palakkad

Erected Madam(Guruswamy Mutt) at Kudakkalam, near Thalassery, Kannur

Sri Narayana Kovil, Pilackool, Thalassery, Kannur

Thiruvananthapuram Pettah railway station

Thiruvananthapuram Pettah is a railway station for inter-city trains, located at Thiruvananthapuram, in the Indian state of Kerala. The station is operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways. The station is only 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) from the Thiruvananthapuram Central station. Most incoming trains from Kollam direction (from north) halt here for the convenience of passengers in the general area and to reduce the crowd at Thiruvananthapuram Central. But very few outgoing trains to north have a halt at Pettah. It has good connectivity to the city bus services and also an auto and taxi stand. This is the nearest railway station to the Trivandrum International Airport International Terminal.


Vakkom is a village near Kadakkavoor in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, India. It is 35 km north of Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital. Vakkom panchayat is surrounded by back waters (Kayal). Neighbouring panchayats are Anjengo, Kadakkavoor, Vettoor, Cherunniyoor and Manampoor. The towns within 9 km are Varkala and Attingal. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport and Kadakkavoor (1 km) is the nearest railway station.

The total area of Vakkom is 5.06 km2.

At the 2011 India census, Vakkom had a population of 19,267 with 8,319 males and 10,948 females.

Vamanapuram River

Vamanapuram River is an 88 km (55 mi) long river in southern Kerala. The river originates in the Chemunjimotta hills (alt. 1860m) hills on the southern side of the Western Ghats, and flows through Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. It ends in Anjengo Lake (Anchuthengu Lake) near Attingal otherwise known as "Kollampuzhayaru" and "Attingalaru".

The two tributaries of this river are the Upper Chittar & Manjaprayar streams.

Attingal municipality is spread along the banks of this river thus it gets the name Attingalar. It is the longest river in Thiruvananthapuram district. Thiruvaaraattukaav Devi temple located at Kollampuzha in Attingal which is historically well known as the temple of the Goddess of Travancore Royal dynasty is situated on the banks of this river.

Varkala Sivagiri railway station

Varkala Railway Station, station code VAK, is a major railway station (NSG 4 Category) serving the district of Thiruvananthapuram of Kerala starting on 1912 as metre gauge line. It is situated in the municipality of Varkala which is 40km from Trivandrum City and 15km from Attingal municipality.It falls in the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways. It is on Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram railway line and is the busiest railway station in Trivandrum district, after the Trivandrum Central based on passenger handling. Station is well connected to major cities like Trivandrum,Hyderabad,

Delhi,Bangalore,Chennai,Mumbai,Kolkata,Goa etc.


Vennicode is a Village in the Thiruvananthapuram District State of Kerala in India.Vettoor,Vakkom and Cherunniyoor are the Neighbouring Panchayat.The Nearest Towns are Varkala, Kadakkavoor and Attingal .The Village is Situated Midway between Vettoor -Vakkom Road . It is about 1.5 km off the Varkala-Cherunniyoor-Mananakku-Attingal road. The Nearest Railway Station is Akathumuri Railway Station and Airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport.


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