Changanassery or Changanacherry is a municipal town in Kottayam district in the state of Kerala, India, located 18 km south of Kottayam and 8 km north of Thiruvalla on the Main Central road. With a population of about 50,000, its population was already 36,000 as early as the 1951 census.
Puthur Masjid (Puthurpally) and Pazhaya Masjid (Pazhayapally),Perunna Subramanyaswami Temple, Thrikodithanam Temple, Vazhappally Mahadeven Temple, St. Mary’s Syro-Malabar Catholic Metropolitan Church, Parel Syro-Malabar Catholic Church are the important worship centres in Changanacherry. The notable worship centres near to Changanacherry are Ettumanoor Temple, Manarkadu Church, Chakkulathukavu Temple, Neerettupuram, Chettikulangara Temple, Mavelikkara, Chengannur Mahadeva Temple and Anikkattilammakshethram Temple. The Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Changanassery is the largest Catholic Diocese in India, established in 1887.
Points of Interest
Kristu Jyoti Group of educatonal institutions
Sacred Heart High School (Changanacherry) / S.H.H.S.S. Changanacherry
Syro-Malabar Catholic Archbishop’s House, Changanacherry
NSS Hindu College
Media Village, Kurisummood, Changanacherry
St Joseph College Of Communication (First University Affiliated Media College in South India)
Fathima women’s college(Fcms)
St. Mary’s Syro-Malabar Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral
Parel Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Nair Service Society Headquarters
Puthurpalli Juma Masjid