A small village in Kaduthuruthy taluk in Kottayam district of Kerala state in India, Muttuchira is located 23 km from Kottayam and 176 km from state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Cities close to Muttuchira are Vaikom, Kottayam, Cherthala and Aroor. Muttuchira got its name from a series of small dams, known as ‘chira’ in Malayalam, constructed in earlier times to prevent the entry of salty sea water into the fields. Saint Alphonsa was brought up in Muttuchira.
Places to Stay
Some good budget hotels near Muttuchira are Floral Park Hotel (Tariff– Rs. 501), Mali International (Tariff– Rs. 501), Tipsy Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 501) and Hobnob Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 501).
The official language of Muttuchira is Malayalam.
During the months of August and September Onam is celebrated with an enthusiasm in Muttuchira and the rivers come alive with a spectacular water regatta- the snake boat race.
Places of Interest
Places of tourist attraction near Muttuchira are Bharananganam Church (39 km from Muttuchira), Kumarakom (23 km), Kochi (35 km) and Alleppey (40 km).
How to Get There
There is no airport in Muttuchira. The nearest major airport is at Kochi (49 km).
Muttuchira does not have railway station. Nearest railway station to Muttuchira are Kaduturutti Hal Railway station (1 km from Muttuchira) and Valkam Road Railway station (2 km from Muttuchira). Kottayam Railway station is the major railway station (22 km from Muttuchira) and is well connected to major cities of country.
Muttuchira is well connected to nearby cities by road. Kallada Travels, Kavilamma Travels, Jessy Tours & Travels are some of the best bus operators that offer good experience to passengers. The online bus ticket booking facility at Ticketgoose.com can save you a lot of time and energy.