Places to Visit » Vallyachan Mala

Vallyachan Mala is a catholic pilgrim hill station located near Erattupetta in Kottayam district of Kerala. The main attraction is the presence of a 170 feet height kurishu, made in concrete. This is considered to be the highest cross in Asia. Vallyachan Mala is managed by St George Forane Church, Aruvithura. Name of this mountain (Vallyachan in Malayalam) is dedicated to St. George apostolate of Jesus Christ. Vallyachan Mala attracts devotees by the presence of Golgotha mountain, cemetery of Jesus Christ, churches, resting places, divine centers, Gadsden garden, kurishinte vazhi and Jacobs well..