Valliyoorkkavu Bhagavathy temple is located in the tribal areas of
Wayanad hills at Valliyoorkavu, 3 kms from Mananthavady town in Wayanad
district. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The annual
festival - Valliyoorkavu Festival is held in March.
dances performed by the local tribals, to the accompaniment of native
percussion instruments, are a major attraction of this annual feast. The
traditional ritual art of Kalamezhuthu and an array of folk art forms
are also performed.
How To Get There
Nearest airport is at Karipur
International Airport, Kozhikode about 23 km from Kozhikode.
Nearest railway station is
Kozhikode, about 106 km from Mananthavady
The Tribal Dances
accompanied by the Percussion Instruments
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