Sulthan Bathery Ganapathi Temple Festival

Sulthan Bathery Ganapathi Temple is a famous Lord Ganesh Temple situated at the historic Sulthan Bathery town in Wayanad district of Kerala, India. Sulthan Bathery Ganapathy Temple, built eight centuries ago, was administered by the erstwhile rulers of Kottayam royal dynasty. This year, the annual Sulthan Bathery Ganapathi Temple Festival beings on 22nd April 2011. The festival lasts for eight days long and host a wide range of arts and cultural programs such as Ottanthullal and Chakyarkoothu. On the third and fourth days of the festival Kalamezhuthu Pattu ritual is conducted. On the final day of the Sulthan Bathery Temple festival the image of Lord Ganesh is taken out in a big procession. 

Sulthan Bathery Ganapathi Temple Festival in Wayanad, Kerala

About Sulthan Bathery or Ganapathy Vattom

Sulthan Bathery was formerly known as Ganapathivattom, signifying the presence of this ancient Lord Ganapathy Temple. The Tipu Sulthan of Mysore who invaded the place during the 18th century and used the Jain Temple here as a battery. Since then the name of the place was known as Sulthan Bathery.

How to reach Sulthan Bathery in Wayanad

Sulthan Bathery KSRTC Bus Station operates buses services which connect the place with Kannur, Palakkad, Ernakulam, Bangalore, Mysore, and Ooty. Sulthan Bathery is situated on National Highway 212 (NH 212 Kozhikode - Mysore road). 

Calicut International Airport at Karipur is the nearest airport, 120 km.

Kozhikode Railway Station (97 km) is the nearest railway station to reach Sulthan Bathery.

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