On February first week at Parthasarathy
temple, Adoor, (near KSRTC bus stand, Adoor), Pathanamthitta district
the event Adoor Gajamela takes place.
Gajamela or the elephant pageant on the
concluding day is the highlight of the 10-day annual festival at
the Sree Parthasarathy Temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Sree
Krishna, known here in the name of Parthasarathy (Partha's charioteer;
Partha (Arjuna) was one of the five Pandava princes, the heroes
of the epic, Mahabharatha). Majestically caparisoned elephants take
part in this spectacular procession.
Nearest railway station: Chengannur, about 25 km away.
Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about
92 km away