Cherthala is a little picturesque city in the Indian state of Kerala. The city is situated in the Alappuzha District in Kerala, half way among the cities of Kochi and Alappuzha. The city of Cherthala is well-known for its wealthy and busy temple culture. Cherthala is home to renowned Devi Karthyayani Temple.  According to legends, Vilwamangalam Swamiyar – the well recognized saint sacred Devi icon in the temple centuries years ago. There are lots of other famous temples in the area of Cherthala, thus making it an significant destination for pilgrims and tourist similarly.

A few of the other temples are in Cherthala are Muttathu Thirumala Devaswam Temple devoted to Lord Narasimha, Shree Mahadeva Temple and Sri Lakshminarayan Temple half-kilometer away of the city.  You can also trip the St. Mary’s Church which deceit near the market that are of together religious and historical significance, as well as Augustine Church and  St. Andrues Basilca Church.

This small city has turn into a main center of coir industry locating a lot of industries outside it. Cherthala is also house to two Indian union ministers A K Antony and Vayalar Ravi. City also hosts a extra-large water supply project in collaboration with Japan Water Supply Scheme. The water source of the Cherthala project area is Muvvatupuzha River at Kulampoorkadavu. The city is home to lots of important institutions.