• Download App

    Get Travel Triangle in your pocket.

    Get your app via sms

    Thank You!

    We've sent the download link on 8007091087

    Didn't receive SMS? Resend

  • Blog
  • Travelogues
  • Testimonial

Design amazing holidays
with multiple experts

Travel

Agent 1

Travel

Agent 2

Travel

Agent 3

Tips For Karumadi Kuttan

Explore Kerala's glorious past at the Karumadi Kuttan in Alleppey!
Karumadi Kuttan In Alleppey

Rated 4.0/5 (based on 5420 reviews)

Quick Information

Current weather:

Best time to visit:

-

Visa:

N/A

Ideal Duration:

1 Hour

Phone:

0479 244-1133

Address

Karumadi, Kerala, 688562, India

Ideal for families Ancient temples Buddhist temple

Tips

Wear appropriate clothes in order to show your respect as Karumadi Kuttan is a holy shrine for the preachers of Buddhism

You may carry a water bottle for yourself, however, we would advise you to try out the coconut water to quench your thirst. It is available in the shops in the Karumadi village

Talk to the locals to find out more about the heritage and the history of the site and the village

Kerala Packages

Unlimited Choices. Trusted Agents. Best Prices. Happy Memories.

View All

Traveler Reviews

Read on to find out why our customers love us!

View All

Our Traveler Stories

They traveled. They experienced. They shared.

View All

Let's Go, Discover!

An exclusive collection of travel blogs that will instill wanderlust in you!

View All

FAQ's of Alleppey

Read on to find out why our customers love us!

What is the relevance of the place?

It is the only Buddhist temple in Kerala and a testimony to the existence of Buddhism in Kerala, Karumadikuttan is a black granite figure sitting in a small village called Karumadi between Kollam and Alappuzha. The figure is said to date back to between the 9th to 14th centuries CE. Sitting on the banks of the vast expanse of the Punnamada Lake in Alleppey District, Kerala, people come to worship the deity in the Karumadikuttan.

What is the history behind this tourist attraction?

The granite statue of Karumadikuttan Buddha is believed to have been built by Buddhist monks who visited Kerala between the 9th and 11th centuries through the port of Alappuzha, carrying the message of love and non-violence. Keralites who followed Buddhism gradually became Hindus.

What are the timings to visit this statue? Is it open all day?

You can visit this statue all days of the week except Monday and National Holidays.The timings are Mon-Sun : 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM