Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple is a hindu temple in Alapuzha district of Kerala, India. The Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple is thought to were built at some point of 17th century AD by the nearby ruler Chembakasserry Pooradam Thirunal-Devanarayanan Thampuran. The idol at Ambalapuzha is likened to Parthasarthi shape of Vishnu, protecting a whip in his right hand and a conch in his left. During the raids of Tipu Sultan in 1789, the idol of Sri Krishna from the Guruvayoor Temple was delivered to the Ambalappuzha Temple for safe keeping for 12 years.
Payasam, a candy pudding made from rice and milk is served within the temple and is thought that the Lord Guruvayoorappan visits the temple day by day to just accept the presenting. According to the legend, God Krishna once appeared inside the shape of a sage within the court docket of the king who ruled the location and challenged him for a recreation of chess. The king being a chess enthusiast himself gladly general the invitation.