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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Balaramapuram



Balaramapuram is a township situated 13 km south of Thiruvananthapuram city in Kerala. Founded in the year 1810 AD by the Travancore royalty, this town is well known for its hand-spun cloth and the skilled artisans who produce them. The Trivandrum Spinning and Weaving Mill is located in Balaramapuram. Balaramapuram handloom sarees are known for their simplicity and beautiful design. The finest cotton yarn with exquisite designs of golden jerry is used for the sarees. The nearest Airport is Trivandrum International Airport and Balaramapuram Railway station is the nearest Railway Station.

Online Train time in Balaramapuram Railway Station
Location of Balaramapuram Junction (Satellite view)

Balaramapuram Railway Station

Balaramapuram Railway Station is on the Thiruvananthapuram-Kanyakumari railway line. It is managed by the Southern Railways. National Highway 47 passes a few meters away from the station.
Nemem Railway Station is 6 km from Balaramapuram. Just 4 km from here is Neyyattinkara Railway Station. Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is 14 km from Balaramapuram Railway Station.
Eruthavoor Shri Balasubramanya Swamy Temple is at a short distance from the station.
Neyyattinkara Bus Station is 4 km from here. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport.

Online Train time in Balaramapuram Railway Station

Eruthavoor Shri Balasubramanya Swamy Temple

Eruthavoor Shri Balasubramanya Swamy Temple is an ancient shrine situated at Balaramapuram in Thiruvananthapuram District. The temple situated on the top of Eruthavoor Hill enshrines Lord Muruga, in the infant form, as the presiding deity.
Separate shrines are earmarked for Lord Ganesh, Nagaraja and Nagakanya. Devotees must take a flight of 242 stairs to reach this holy temple. Visitors can enjoy the magnificent glimpses of the sunset and expanses of green by standing on the hill.
Kavadi, Urul Nercha (rolling on the ground) and Muzhukappu are the main offerings at the temple. The annual festival organized in January is celebrated with gaiety and fanfare by the devotees.
This temple lies 15 km south of Thiruvananthapuram and is on the Balaramapuram-Kattakada Road. Regular buses are available from Thiruvananthapuram and Neyyattinkara.