Tourist Places
Malayattoor Church is located, 18 km from Kuruppampady, 52 Km from Ernakulam (Cohin or Kochi) and 8 Km from Kalady.
This is a Christian pilgrim centre and it is believed that the Apostle of Christ and India, St. Thomas blesses the church. The Apostle came to India in the first century A.D, and visited Malayattoor twice.
Malayattoor Church
The church is dedicated to St. Thomas. The Church was established in AD 900 on the slopes of the picturesque Western Ghats, the Kurishumudy, at 2000 feet high and the church is at the top of the hill, about 2 Kms. can be reached only by walking. Pilgrims of all faiths from far and near proceed uphill holding wooden cross on thier shoulders and chanting the name of the Apostle- “Ponnumkurishu Muthappa, Ponmala kayattam Muthappa, Ponmala kayattam Muthappa”. Devotees believe that his “Foot Prints” can be seen there.

The feast or the 'Perunnal' is celebrated on the Sunday after Easter, (Puthu Njayarasha) in the months of March/April. Malayatoor is also a place of scenic beauty.
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