Once considered to be the second richest temple in South India, Guruvayoor and the Guruvayoorappan temple are synonymous with each other. The presiding diety is Lord Vishnu shown representing the divine form of Sree Krishna. Known as a Sree Krishna Temple, the diety is seen with four arms holding the Conch, the divine discus Sudarshana Chakra, the Mace and the divine Lotus. Records indicate that the temple is more than 1000 years old and the diety is more than 5000 years old.
Guruvayur, the abode of Lord Sree Guruvayurappan, is located 29 kms north west of Trichur town. From SAJ Earth, you need to get onto the NH 47, a kilometer away and head out north towards Trichur. From Trichur you head off the NH 47 and reach Guruvayoor through Kunnamkulam.