temple is a typical example of Kerala ambalams. Its architectural
style, from top to bottom springs many sup rises to the non-keralites.
Though it has all the essential parts, like gopuram, prakara,
girbhagriha, vimana, Kalasa, pradakshana path, vedika for Mulavirat
etc; they are unlike their counter parts in places of worship found
elsewhere in India. That is its specialty, and there lies its glory.
This temple faces the East and has a massive Mahadwara.
is quite impressive with a large number of carvings. The
Srikoil-girbhagriha is circular in shape and has a copper plated
roof, adorned with a golden tazhikakudam atop, corresponding to the
Kalasa. The outer walls beautified with granite friezes and wood
carvings of excellent craftsmanship feasts the eye and delights the
heart. The beautiful murals on either side of the walls detain the
beholders for long and lift the souls. The holy Kulpini thirtham
lies in the northern side and its masonry work is impressive.