Parippally

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Parippally
Parippalli
Village
Entrance of Parippally ESIC Medical College.jpg
Govt Medical College KOLLAM
Coordinates: 8°48′44″N76°45′32″E / 8.812361°N 76.758775°E / 8.812361; 76.758775 Coordinates: 8°48′44″N76°45′32″E / 8.812361°N 76.758775°E / 8.812361; 76.758775
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Government
  BodyKalluvathukkal Panchayath
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-2
Nearest city Kollam City (24 Km)
Assembly constituency Chathannoor
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam

Parippally is a village in Kalluvathukal Panchayath of Kollam district, Kerala, India. Paripally village is situated 22 kilometres (14 mi) South of Kollam City along NH66 and 44 kilometres (27 mi) North of Trivandrum along NH66. Kollam Govt. Medical College is situated in Parippally. Kerala's new No 1 theatre Revathy Cinemax is also situated in Parippally-Kulamada(Kulamada-only 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) away from Parippally junction). The nearest town Chathannor is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) away, Kottiyam is another major town located near Parippally.

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Transportation

Nearest Airport is The Trivandrum International Airport which is 45 kilometres (28 mi) away. Kollam Helipad (Asramam) is about 23 kilometres (14 mi) away from Parippally and Varkala Helipad (Cliff) is about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) away.

Paravur Railway Station is the nearest railway station 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 Kollam Medical College, Parippally.

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

Administration

Parippally is the part of Kalluvathukkal Panchayath.

Schools

Famous schools are KPHS Kalluvathukkal, ASHSS Parippally. UKF Engineering College is in Paripally. Govt Medical College, Kollam is situated in Paripally.

Temples

There are more than 10 temples in this village. Kodimoottil Sri Bhadrakaali Temple is one of 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 Sri Guru Nagappan Kavu (ശ്രീ ഗുരുനാഗപ്പൻ ക്ഷേത്രം), Sree Subramanya Swami Temple, Mullukattil Nagaru Kavu, Mevanakkonam Thirunettarakavu Sree Badhra Kali Temple (fire works associated with the temple festival are very famous), Vayalil Thrikkovil Mahavishnu Temple (വയലില്‍ തൃക്കോവില്‍ മഹാവിഷ്ണു ക്ഷേത്രം), Kunnathuveetil Temple (കുന്നത്ത് വീട്ടിൽ ക്ഷേത്രം), Kanninkarazhikam Durga Devi Temple (കണ്ണങ്കരിഴികം ദുർഗ്ഗദേവി ക്ഷേത്രം), Sreeramapuram Sreeramswamy Temple (ശ്രീരാമപുരം ശ്രീരാമസ്വാമി ക്ഷേത്രം), Madankavu Devi Temple (മാടൻ കാവ് ദേവി ക്ഷേത്രം), Peroor Sree Nagarukavu (പേരൂർ ശ്രീ നാഗരുകാവ്),Sree Madankavu Moorthi Temple(ശ്രീ മാടൻകാവ് മൂർത്തി ക്ഷേത്രം),Sri Krishna Swamy Temple(ശ്രീകൃഷ്ണ സ്വാമി ക്ഷേത്രം)in Jawahar Junction (only 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) away from Parippally), Kizhakkanela Sree Madanakavu Mahadeva Navagraha temple (കിഴക്കനേല മാടൻകാവ് ശ്രീ മഹാദേവ നവഗ്രഹ ക്ഷേത്രം), Kizhakkanela Thottathil Sree Durgadevi Temple (കിഴക്കനേല തോട്ടത്തിൽ ശ്രീ ദുർഗ്ഗാദേവി ക്ഷേത്രം), Kizhakkanela Sree Balasubrahmanya Swamy Temple (കിഴക്കനേല ശ്രീ ബാലസുബ്രഹ്മണ്യ സ്വാമി ക്ഷേത്രം)

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