Piravom is a town situated in Muvattupuzha Taluk of Ernakulam district in Kerala state, south India . It is 34 km south of Ernakulam city and 40 km north of Kottayam town. Piravom is famous for historic Hindu temples and Syrian Christian churches. The town lies 22 km from the Taluka Head Quarters Muvattupuzha. Piravom is located at the boundary between two districts, Ernakulam and Kottayam.
The famous Pazhoor Padippura located in Piravom is referred to in the Aithihyamala by Kottarathil Sankunni. Still people from all over the state and country visit the astrologers in Pazhoor padipura. Piravom Valiya Pally which is one of the most ancient and prominent church in Kerala stands on a lovely hilltop on the eastern bank of the Muvattupuzha River at Piravom. Piravom has a river-front, verdant hills, and paddy fields. The Muvattupuzha river flows through town. The Hindustan News Print Limited (HNL) is situated in Velloor, near Piravom.
Places Of Worship:
Pazhoor Perum Thrikkovil
Pazhoor Pallippattu Kshethram
Peringamala Temple Palachuvadu
Thiruveeshamkulam Mahadeva Temple Palachuvadu Mulakkulam
Pallikkav Bhagavathi Temple
Sree Subramanya Swami Temple Palachuvadu
Sree Purushamangalam Sree Krishna Swami Temple , Kakkad
Sree Thrikka Narasimha Swami Temple, Piravom
Kalampookkavu Devi Kshethram
Rajadhiraja St. Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Cathedral , Piravom (Jacobite Syrian)
Piravom Kochu Pally (Syro-Malabar Knanaya Catholic)
Little Flower Church (Syro-Malabar Catholic)
St. Andrew’s CSI Church, Piravom (Palachuvadu, Eddapallichira)
St. Mary’s Malankara Catholic Church (Syro-Malankara Catholic)
Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church (In the name of Parumala Thrumeni)
St.Mary’s Syrian Jacobite Church Kottarakkunnu
St.Peter’s and St.Paul’s Orthodox Church (Parel Pally), Namakuzhy, Mulakulam North
St.George Orthodox Church, Karmelkunnu, Mulakkulam
St.Michael’s Church, Kolengai
St.George Jacobite Syrian Church Kalampoor
Holy “Danaha perunnal” (Piravom valiya pally perunnal)
Thiruvathira Mahotsavam of Thiruveeshamkulam temple
Pallikkavu ‘meenabharani’ festival
Kalamboor Kaavu temple festival
Medam Rohini Mahotsavam, Sree Purushamangalam Temple, Kakkad
Pazhoor pallippattu temple pana maholsavam
Nearest Railway station is Piravom Road (velloor), which has stop for all passengers and most express trains (Bangalore Island Express etc). The major railway station is at Ernakulam.
Nearest airport is Nedumbaseri known as Cochin International Airport
Government transport (KSRTC) bus sub depo is located at piravom
Private bus stand is located at the center of Piravom. The buses provide ample connectivity to the Kochi city and the nearby towns.