The word "Ramapuram" means "the abode of Lord Rama", the village's chief deity. Ramapuram is unique in the sense that it houses the temple of Rama as well as his three brothers in a radius of just 3.5 km. Lakshmana at Koodappulam, Bharata at Amanakara and Shatrughna at Methiri. Because of this, the village is a Hindu Pilgrimage center too. Devotees mostly visit the temples in the month of 'Ramayana'.
The nearby village Koodappulam is known for its Sri Lakshmana swami temple. Ancient ten Nair taravads of Kerala-Mutikat, Parakkat, Pariyath, Arakkal, Kappamadathil, Pathirakkattil, Kaanattu Kannampalakkal etc. are in Koodappulam. Also the Ancient five Ezhava Taravds of kerala -[ThazhatheEdappattu-Edappttu-KizhakkeEdappttu],Menamparambil,Kariythumpara,kuzhivelil,karathankal, etc. are in ramapuram.
The centuries-old twin churches of Ramapuram are two of the oldest churches in Kerala. The complex consists of a smaller church dedicated to St. Augustine and a larger one dedicated to the Blessed Virgin. The church dedicated to St. Augustine dates to 1450 while the one dedicated to the Blessed Virgin was erected in 1864. The structures represent an architectural style from the early colonial period, with the Persian façade influencing the overall Portuguese style. The Roman columns and the veranda are also rare features from the period.
The house of the poet Sri Ramapuratthu Varrier has been converted to an Upper Primary School, known as Ramapuratthu Varrier Memorial Upper Primary School. There are also many schools run by the church such as St.Augustine's higher secondary school for boys, Sacred Heart high school for girls and St.Joseph's U.P School for boys and girls in Vellilappilly. Alphonsa English Medium school, a prestigious lower primary school, is also situated in Ramapuram . All these educational institutions are known to have imparted quality education to many. The Mar Augusthinose College , a renowned and reputed college, run by the Palai Diocese is also situated in Ramapuram. The College which is affiliated with Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, has bagged numerous awards and ranks at the university level. One of Ramapuram's best known residents is Blessed Father Augustine Thevarparambil (Kunjachan) who is known as the 'Apostle of Harijans'.
Ramapuram is now a well developed growing town. Known for its natural beauty, the village has acres of Rubber plantation. The Panchayath ground of Ramapuram was one of the locations for the film 'Kabadi Kabadi'(starring Kalabhavan Mani and Rambha).
Ramapuram is located 12 km from Pala town on the main road to Koothattukulam, situated between the hills of the Western Ghats. It can only be reached by road. No other transport is presently available or planned.
Scenic Sites Near Ramapuram
Kurinji Koomban – Located 5 km from Ramapuram, it is a circular hill with abundant caves. Nearby this hill are the Vellamneekipara waterfalls. There is motorable road to the foot hills, where one may hike to the falls.
Kuruvankunnu – Located 5 km from Ramapuram, it is situated to the east of Kurinji Koomban. Water is available even in summer. Visitors must be wary of avalanches.
Mayiladimpara – Located in Nedumala, there are two huge rocks on this 4–5 acre site.
Parunthanmala – It has the highest point in the region (called Koozhamala) located 4 km west of Ramapuram through several rubber plantations.
Fathimagiri – This is lower in height, but it's a quiet spot that is popular for picnics.
Pampanal Waterfalls - Its a beautiful waterfall situated at Manathoor, Pizhaku. It's a three stepped waterfall. In monsoon it gives an astonishing view. It's 8km east of Ramapuram. Ramapuram - Manathoor (Pizhaku) - Karimkunnam Shortcut Road - Pampanal waterfalls.
There is also one Four Star Classified Hotel " Armani Residency" Ramapuram.
for Std, Dlx and Suite Rooms, Banquet & Conference Hall, Family Restaurant and Bar etc.