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Trichur, also known as Thrissur is a district located in Kerala and it is bordered by the districts Palakkad and Malappuram to it's North and with Ernakulam and Idukki to its South. The place is famous for classical Keralan performing arts, religious sites, alongside various famous festivals Onam, Trichur Pooram, and Vadakkumnathan temple. There are various tourist destinations in the district such as The Vadakkumnathan Kshetram Temple, Tomb of Shakthan Thampuran, Archaeology Museum, Athirapally Falls, Heritage Garden, and many more!

Places to visit in Thrissur

Athirapally Falls

The Athirapally Falls are situated around 60 km from the city of Thrissur. There is no doubt in the fact that the Athirapally Falls is quite a heavenly place to visit especially if you are a lover of fauna and flora. Moreover, it is also quite a popular picnic spot for the scenic beauty of the waterfall.

Charpa Falls

The Charpa Falls is yet another delight of nature. It is interesting to know that it is a part of River Chalakkudy which offers a phenomenally breathtaking experience to the tourists. So, if you have a knack of travelling around then this is one of the best tourist attraction which you must definitely visit with your friends and family.

Vadakummnathan Temple

The Vadakummnathan Temple has a very wide collection of some of the most beautiful Mural paintings some of which are more than even 400 years old. This gigantic temple along with its historical structure is quite famous for the Nataraja Mural which is very near the main gate.

Things to do in Thrissur

  • Thrissur Zoo and Museum: The Thrissur Zoo and Museum is one of the best tourist attractions of this place to visit around especially with your kids. Here you will be finding some of the most amazing animals.
  • Koodalmanikyam Temple: The Koodalmanikyam Temple is one of the most important places to visit with your loved ones. The immense charm and significance which this place has cannot be described in words. Every time you visit this place you will be finding a good number of people visiting this place.
  • Shakthan Thampuran Palace: Situated in the city of Thrissur this palace is one of the most enchanting destinations which you could ever visit with your loved ones. Furthermore, an interesting thing to know about this place is that it was reconstructed in Kerala-Dutch style in the year 1795 by the Ramavarma Thampuran of the princely state of Cochin.

Events and festivals in & around Thrissur

Thrissur Pooram

The word Pooram means festival. And it can undoubtedly be called the poorams of poorams meaning the festival of the festivals. The temples Thiruvambadi and Paramekkavu are definitely the major contributors in specifically conducting the events of the festival from the Kudamattam to the Vedikettu.

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Uthralikavu Pooram

The Uthralikavu Pooram is definitely one of the most popular festivals celebrated with great zeal. This festival takes place in Sri Rudhiramahakalikav Temple in Thrissur district specifically in the summer season of February and March of every year. Read more...

Kodungallur Baharani

The Kodungallur Baharani is a traditional festival celebrated in Kerala. It takes place in the Kodungallur Bhagavathy Temple in the Thrissur district and is held in the month of Meenam. The devotees can be seen celebrating and by visiting the temple wearing red costumes to please the Goddess.

Best time to visit in Thrissur

The winter season is definitely one of the best times to visit Thrissur.

How to reach Thrissur?

By Air – Kochi International Airport is the nearest airport from Thrissur which is well connected to every major Indian city via regular flights

By Road – Thrissur is very well connected by roads to other cities such as NH544, NH17, NH47 and NH66.

By Train – This place is also very well connected with to all the major cities through its rail routes. You can catch daily train routes from cities like Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, etc.

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