Malanada Duryodhana Temple is a unique temple, dedicated to the infamous Duryodhana - the anti-hero in the epic Mahabharata. As the legend goes, Duryodhana who went in pursuit of the Pandavas when tired, was given food and shelter by the kuravas - a community of people. To this day, the priest at this temple hails from the kurava community. The temple is situated about 27 km from Alumkadavu, a village famous for houseboat making. The temple is famous for the annual Kettukazhcha festival.