Kerala's rich historical and cultural past makes the state a unique place to visit. Every step you take in the state instills in you a further sense of admiration for the abundant historical and cultural wealth of the state. The monuments of the Kerala include temples, churches, mosques, forts, palaces, houses and mansions. All these monument together help in reconstructing the bygone era. Dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy, the Chottanikkara temple is believed to be an ideal destination for all those who are suffering from any kind of mental illness. The goddess here is worshipped in three forms - as Saraswati in the morning, as Bhadrakali at noon and as Durga in the evening. At each time, the goddess is draped in a different colour of attire. The image of goddess is not fixed in the ground, rather it stands on a mound of sand. The temple is located on the outskirts of Kochi.