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Vayalil Thrikkovil Temple
Vayalil Thrikkovil Temple
Parippally is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL-2
Nearest city Kollam City (26 km)
Nearest Town Paravur (10 km)
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam

Parippally is a village town in Kollam district, Kerala, India. Paripally town is 26 km away from Kollam city centre along the NH66. It is just 2 km away from the border of Kollam district on the way to Trivandrum District. Parippally is also near to Varkala beach and Varkala Temple.


  • Transportation 1
    • Air 1.1
    • Rail 1.2
      • Train Timings from Paravur towards Thiruvananthapuram Central 1.2.1
      • Train Timings from Paravur towards Kollam Junction 1.2.2
    • Road 1.3
  • Other Information 2
  • Gallery 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5



Nearest Airport is Trivandrum International Airport(45 km). Kollam Helipad(Asramam) is about 23 km away from Parippally and Varkala Helipad(Cliff) is about 13 km away.


Paravur Railway Station is the nearest railway to Parippally. Paravur is well connected to Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Salem, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Pune, Tirunelveli, Trichy and various towns in Kerala through Indian Railways. It is the nearest railway station to the newly inaugurated ESIC Medical College, Parippally.

Train Timings from Paravur towards Thiruvananthapuram Central

Train Number Source Destination via Type/Name Arrival Time Departure Time
16128 Guruvayur Chennai Egmore Ernakulam Junction, Alleppey, Trivandrum, Nagercoil, Madurai, Trichy Guruvayur Express 2.24am 2.25am
16348 Mangalore Trivandrum Ernakulam Town, Kottayam Mangalore Express 3.24am 3.25am
16603 Mangalore Trivandrum Ernakulam Junction, Alleppey Maveli Express 5.56am 5.57am
56307 Kollam Trivandrum Kazhakkoottam Passenger 7.01am 7.02am
16630 Mangalore Trivandrum Ernakulam Town, Kottayam Malabar Express 7.34am 7.35am
16381 Mumbai CST Kanyakumari Ernakulam Town, Kottayam Jayanthi Janata Express 8.26am 8.27am
16303 Ernakulam Trivandrum Kottayam Vanchinad Express 8.34am 8.35am
16341 Guruvayur Trivandrum Ernakulam Junction, Alleppey Intercity Express 8.54am 8.55am
66304 Kollam Kanyakumari Trivandrum, Nagercoil MEMU 11.59am 12.00noon
16526 Bangalore Kanyakumari Ernakulam Town, Kottayam Island Express 1.54pm 1.55pm
56304 Kollam Trivandrum Kazhakkoottam Passenger 3.46pm 3.47pm
16649 Mangalore Nagercoil Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Trivandrum Parasuram Express 5.20pm 5.21pm
56701 Punalur Madurai Kottarakkara, Kollam, Trivandrum, Nagercoil Passenger 6.26pm 6.27pm
16301 Shornur Trivandrum Ernakulam Town, Kottayam Venad Express 8.49pm 8.50pm

Train Timings from Paravur towards Kollam Junction

Train Number Source Destination via Type/Name Arrival Time Departure Time
16127 Chennai Egmore Guruvayur Trichy, Madurai, Nagercoil, Trivandrum, Alleppey, Ernakulam Junction Guruvayur Express 12.14am 12.15am
16302 Trivandrum Shornur Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Venad Express 5.56am 5.57am
16650 Nagercoil Mangalore Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Parasuram Express 7.09am 7.10am
56700 Madurai Punalur Nagercoil, Trivandrum, Kollam, Kottarakkara Passenger 8.14am 8.15am
16382 Kanyakumari Mumbai CST Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Jayanthi Janata Express 8.55am 8.56am
16525 Kanyakumari Bangalore Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Island Express 1.50pm 1.51pm
56304 Nagercoil Kottayam Trivandrum, Kollam Passenger 4.11pm 4.12pm
16342 Trivandrum Guruvayur Alleppey, Ernakulam Junction Intercity Express 6.11pm 6.12pm
16304 Trivandrum Ernakulam Kottayam Vanchinad Express 6.36pm 6.37pm
56308 Trivandrum Kollam Kazhakkoottam Passenger 7.12pm 7.13pm
16649 Trivandrum Mangalore Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Malabar Express 7.24pm 7.25pm
66305 Kanyakumari Kollam Trivandrum, Kazhakkoottam MEMU 7.59pm 8.00pm
16604 Trivandrum Mangalore Alleppey, Ernakulam Junction Maveli Express 8.13pm 8.14pm
16347 Trivandrum Mangalore Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Mangalore Express 9.36pm 9.37pm


There are 4 major roads which connects Madathara, Paravur, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram. It is only 13 kilometers away from the famous Varkala Sivagiri, Varkala Beach and Varkala Temple.

Other Information

Parippally is the part of Kalluvathukkal PANCHAYATH. Famous schools are KPHS Kalluvathukkal, ASHSS Parippally. UKF Engineering College is in parippally. There are more than 6 temples in this village. Kodimoottil Sri Bhadrakaali Temple is one among the most famous temples in kerala. Gajamela and Ponkala which are associated with the temple festival are very famous . Thousands of devotees come to watch the Gajamela. Other major temples are Mullukattil nagaru Kavu, Mevanakkonam, Vayalil Thrikkovil Vayalil Thrikkovil Mahavishnu Temple വയലില്‍ തൃക്കോവില്‍ ക്ഷേത്രം, SreeRamapuram, Ezhippuram Madankavu Devi Temple Etc..


  • Official website :
  • Famous Persons: Bhargavan, Rameshan


  • Kerala Atlas
  • Manorama year book: 2006

External links

  • Parippally Gajamela
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