Jain Temple in Sulthan Bathery
Sulthan Bathery, the town and municipality in the Wayanad district of Kerala is an ancient historical place. It is believed by historians that Wayanad’s history is older than 3000 years. Chroniclers believe that the area was occupied during the times of early man. Sulthan Bathery
The town was known by many names before its present name, ‘Sulthan Bathery’. They are Sultan’s Battery, S. Bathery, Bathery, Hennaradu Vithi, Dodappan Kulam Mahaganapathivattam and Ganapathivattom. The town was known by another name, Kidananadu, due to the presence of the Kidangan tribes. Sulthan Bathery was also known by the name Purakizha during the time when the Kulashekara kings ruled.
Sulthan Bathery is located at an altitude of about 930 metres above sea level. The climate in this region is very pleasant all through the year. This town is blessed by nature abundantly. One can view the beautifully folded hills across the horizon. Sulthan Bathery has National highway 766 passing through it, which makes this town the centre of tourist attraction. This town has become very popular among those belonging to India’s software valley, Banglore.Read More