Kannur International Airport

Ananthapura Lake Temple

The Ananthapura Lake temple, the only lake temple in Kerala, is a picturesque temple erected in the middle of a lake in Kasaragod district. 

Ananthapura Lake Temple is a Hindu temple built in the middle of a lake in the little village of Ananthapura, around 6 km from the town of Kumbla in Manjeshwaram Taluk of Kasaragod District of Kerala, South India. This is the only lake temple in Kerala and is believed to be the original seat (Moolasthanam) of Ananthapadmanabha Swami

How To Reach

To travel from Kannur Airport to Ananthapura Lake Temple, you can consider the following transportation options:

  1. By Road:

    • Distance: The distance between Kannur Airport and Ananthapura Lake Temple is approximately 62 kilometers.
    • Taxi/Car: Hiring a taxi or taking a private car from Kannur Airport is the most convenient option. Taxis are readily available at the airport, and you can negotiate the fare or choose a taxi with pre-fixed rates. The journey takes around 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on traffic conditions and the route taken.
    • Auto-rickshaw: Auto-rickshaws are also available in Kannur. You can hire an auto-rickshaw from the airport to reach Ananthapura Lake Temple. Make sure to negotiate the fare beforehand.
  2. By Public Transport:

    • Bus: You can take a bus from Kannur Airport to Kannur city center. From there, you can find buses that travel to Kasaragod or nearby areas. Inform the bus conductor about your destination, and they can guide you to the nearest point to Ananthapura Lake Temple. From that point, you can hire an auto-rickshaw or take a short walk to reach the temple.
    • Train: Kannur has a railway station, and you can take a train from Kannur to Kasaragod Railway Station. From Kasaragod, you can hire an auto-rickshaw or take a local bus to reach Ananthapura Lake Temple, which is approximately 14 kilometers away.

It's advisable to check the current schedules and availability of public transportation options, as they may vary. Additionally, consider the traffic conditions and plan your trip accordingly. Ananthapura Lake Temple is a unique temple located in Kasaragod district, and local residents can provide you with further guidance on reaching the temple from the airport.

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