Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Kerala Culture

Varakkal Navarathri Festival

Date:29-09-2019 to 08-10-2019

One among the 108 Durga temples established by Lord Parasurama, Sree Varakkal Durga Devi Temple is situated on a hilltop with 28 steps near West hill railway station in Kozhikode. The major festival celebrates here is the Navarathri festival.  During the festival, devotees will be blessed by Velichapadu or Komaram (oracles). 

Another famous ritual held at this temple is Vavu Bali, devotees gather in large numbers for Thulam Vavu for performing Bali Tharpanam. 

Main Attraction

Navarathri and Vavu Bali



West Hill

Sree Varakkal Durga Devi Temple

West Hill PO
Pin: 672005
Contact: +91 495-2383134
Mob: 09847768594


Festival date
September - October (In the Malayalam month of Kanni)

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