Koratty Muthy’s (St Mary’s) Forane church is located at Koratty, Thrissur District, kerala.The Annual Grand Feast organized at the Koratty Muthy’s church is a very significant and mega event to miss. The Festival is celebrated with great number of rituals and is a rich and spectacular ceremony attended by thousands of pilgrims from all over the world.Every year, in the second week of October, the beautiful village of Koratty, in Thrissur district, comes alive to celebrate a feast dedicated to Virgin Mary, locally known as Koratty Muthy. Apart from the devotional rites, there is an awe-inspiring pageantry as part of the feast. .Millions of Devotee’s from far and wide throng to this Holy Place every year. There are cultural performances every evening. The Annual Feast and the Festival - The Sunday after the 10th of October.

Apart from the traditional and customary rituals, there are many cultural activities and programs organized throughout the Feast. Although any and every devotee attends the feast the main attendants to the Feast includes the Ill and the Infirm, Distressed Damsels yearning for their partners in life, Parents longing for children etc.

Location info:

Address: Koratty, Near Chalakudy, Thrissur District , kerala, India.
District: Thrissur District
Nearest City: Chalakudy, Kochi, Irinjalakuda , Kunnamkulam and Kodungallur.
Best time to visit: October.


Interesting things to do:

Watch the Koratty Muthy’s (St Mary’s) Forane church and also see the Chalakudy river across the dam, and also Sholayar dam.

Interesting things to Visit:

The Vazhachal waterfalls:

The Vazhachal waterfalls are located very close to the Athirapally falls and are a part of the Chalakudy river stream. Vazhachal is popular for its flora and herbal plantations (maintained by the forest department) apart from the scintillating waterfalls set in the backdrop of a lush green forest. This is an ideal picnic spot too.

Sholayar Dam:

Sholayar Dam is situated 20 km from Valparai, a hill station on the Anamalai range in Coimbatore District. It is the second deepest dam in Asia. With its scenic surroundings, the dam is a busy tourist spot in the hidden forest area. A part of the hydroelectric project of Tamil Nadu, special permission is required to visit the dam.


Vachumaram is a calm and beautiful lake surrounded by hills. If you are lucky, you can spot deer and wild elephants here.

Thumpurmuzhi gardens:

Thumpurmuzhi gardens are located amidst the two water theme parks. The water from the river is redirected to deep tanks at Thumpurmuzhi, creating a waterfall like impact. The gardens are well maintained and have scenic surroundings.

Malakapara Tea Gardens:

For the adventurous a family safari through the deep forest and high ranges complemented with lots of hairpin curves takes you to the fascinating sculptured beauty of Malakapara tea Gardens. Along the route if you are lucky you may end up seeing some good wildlife.

Charpa Falls:

To the east of athirappilly is the enchanting but lesser known Charpa falls which plunges on to the road during monsoon. It is a sight to watch and enjoy.

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Police Station:

Chalakudi Police Station
Chalakudi, Kerala.

Koratty Police Station
NH47, Kerala.
Police Station
SH 22, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur

Police station
Kattoor Town, Thrissur

Police Station
Kodakara, Thrissur

Anthikkad Police Station
Thrissur, Kerala.

Nearest Hospital:

Janatha Hospital
Market Road, Alwaye Aluva, Ernakulam
Kerala 680101
Tel:0484 2624931.

Samaritan Hospital
Pazhanganad, Kizhakkambalam
Ernakulam, Kerala 680562
Tel: 0484 2680511.

Chaithanya Eye Hospital
Near Sree Krishna Temple
Ravipuram Road, Ernakulam
Kerala 680016
Tel:0484 2357135.

Ranjini Eye Hospital
Near Powerhouse, Vyttila, Kochi, Cochin
Kerala 682019
Tel: 0484 2301922.

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