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Thrissur , Kerala

Thrissur is also known as the Cultural Capital of Kerala because of its cultural, spiritual and religious leanings throughout history. The fourth largest urban agglomerate, this is one of the fastest developing cities in the state and will definitely be one of the places that you will enjoy. After all being in Kerala literally means being in the lap of nature. Added to it is the fact that this is a city od art and culture and there you have the perfect combination to visit any city in the world. Thrissur is definitely one of the cities that will completely delight you. Thrissur has historically been a centre of Hindu scholarship. The city houses one of the most important temples of Hindu Shaivism that is the Vadakunnathan temple. The district is also home one of the most holiest Hindu Vaishnava temples, the Guruvayur temple. These are places in Thrissur which attract people from all over the country and there is a huge crowd of pilgrims in the city every year. What is surprising is that despite the very heavy Hindu influence, this is the place through which Christianity, Islam and Judaism entered India. The city hosts the Thrissur Pooram festival, the most colourful and spectacular temple festival in Kerala. The festival is held at the Thekkinkadu Maidan in April or May. This is the perfect time to look at Thrissur in its full glory. This is a festival that will truly make you sing with joy with the colours and the festivities that are on display. This is a place that houses so many marvels and that is so very unique in its own way that all you need to do is visit Thrissur to understand the beauty of this place.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 21.0°C /70.0°F 234 mm 43feet 3100.0 /km2 Jan-Dec Coming Soon

Places of Interest

  • Heritage garden

  • Arattupuzha temple

  • Shankara samadhi

  • Tomb of shakthan thampuran

  • Thiruvambady krishna temple

  • Vadakkunnathan temple

  • Archeological museum

  • Shakthan thampuran palace

  • State museum complex

  • Paramekavu bhagavathy temple

  • Thiruvilvamala

  • Lady of Lourdes Cathedral

  • Puhanpally Church

  • Guruvayoor Kshethram

  • Peechi- Vazhani Wild life Sanctuary


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