Ananthapura Lake Temple
Ananthapura Lake Temple is a
Hindu templelocated in the middle of a lake in the Kasargod Districtof Kerala, South India, 5 km from Kumbla. This is the only lake templein Kerala and the original seat ("Moolasthana") of "Ananthapadmanabha Swami ( Padmanabhaswamy temple) Thiruvananthapuram".
Local legend has it that this is the original site where
Ananthapadmanabhasettled down. The temple's lake is also home to a venerable crocodile, which is supposed to be the guard of the temple. When one dies another mysteriously takes its place. Kumbalacan easily be reached from Mangaloreor from Kannurvia a number of bus routes, as well as by train and taxi.
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