Ramapuram is located near Pala, in the Kottayam District of Kerala. It is easily accessible on the roadway between Pala town and koothattukulam. The word "Ramapuram" translates to "home of Lord Rama" referring to its rich spiritual heritage. It attracts lots of tourists and pilgrims every year who come here to enjoy its scenic beauty and to see the structures such as -
The word translates to “four temples” which houses four deities : Rama, Laxmana, Bharatha, and Shatrughna. The Ramapuram Lord Rama temple is surrounded by Lakshmana temple at Koodappulam, Bharatha Temple at Ammankara, and Shatrughna Temple at Methri. All these temples are located within the radius of 3.5 km from Lord Sri Rama Temple.
This place is located on the banks of Meenachil river and is famous for St. Mary’s church, which houses mortal remains of St. Alphonsamma. St. Alphonsamma became the first Malayali Christian nun to be conferred with sainthood. People come to her tomb to pray for the well being of their near and dear ones.
This is one of the most famous churches in Kerala and is counted amongst one of the most respected Catholic churches in whole India. Also, known as St. Augustine Forane Church, it bears roots of rich cultural heritage of Kerala. Paremmakkal Thomma Governador, also referred as father of Malayalam prose writing, served from this church. Today, lots of pilgrims visit this land to know more about St. Alphonsa and Blessed Father Augustine Thevarparambil ( known as Kunjachan), who worked for the upliftment of Harijans. Ramapuram have contributed to the literary history of Kerala.