Piravom is a municipality situated in Ernakulam district in Kerala state, south India. It is 31 km South East of Ernakulam city & 40 km north of Kottayam city. Piravom is famous for historic Hindu temples and Syrian Christian churches. The town lies 20 km from the Taluka Headquarters Muvattupuzha. Piravom is located at the boundary between two districts, Ernakulam and Kottayam. Piravom Valiya Pally which is one of the most ancient churches in Kerala stands on a hilltop on the eastern bank of the Muvattupuzha river at Piravom. Piravom has a river-front, verdant hills, and paddy fields. The town is situated on the banks of the Muvattupuzha river. Pazhoor Padippura located in Piravom is referred in the Aithihyamala by Kottarathil Sankunni. Still people from all over the state and country visit the astrologers in Pazhoor Padippura.