Thrissur

Thrissur is a city in the south Indian state of Kerala. It's known for sacred sites and colorful festivals. In the center is Vadakkumnathan Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and adorned with murals. The ornate, Indo-Gothic Our Lady of Dolours Basilica is nearby. To the north, Thiruvambady Temple is home to several elephants. Sakthan Thampuran Palace houses an archaeology museum with bronze statues and ancient coins.

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Ammathiruvadi Temple, Urakam
11 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Ammathiruvadi temple is one of the prominent tourist attraction in Kerala. It is located at a distance of 11 kms from Thrissur. Thrissur railway station is the nearest railway station.

This temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and it is regarded as one of the great 108 Durga temples. Urakam Ammathiruvadi Temple is an architectural marvel with its majestic Rajagopuram (ornamental gateways), Mathilkettu (compound walls), ootupura (feeding hall), nalambalam (building immediately surrounding the sanctum sanctorum), the double storied Shrikovil (sanctum sanctorum) and the serene atmo...

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The Arattupuzha Temple is a Hindu temple situated at the holy village Arattupuzha in Thrissur district of Kerala in India, administered by Cochin Devaswom Board. According to legends, the antiquity of this temple dates back 3000 years. The temple has been the host of the most ancient and well-known yearly Devamela, a festival when all gods and goddesses assemble at Arattupuzha. It is believed that the deity of Arattupuzha temple is the embodiment of the divine potential of Guru Vasishta, the master of Rama. People from different parts of the state visit this temple during festival to watch the...

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Athirappilly Waterfalls is a natural waterfall situated in Athirappilly village of Thrissur. It is a perennial picnic spot near Thrissur which is loved by locals and the tourists alike. This perfect weekend getaway destination offers some magnificent views of the Sholayar ranges of Western Ghats. Athirappilly is actually a part of Chalakudy river, which originates from distant mountains of Western Ghats. Located inside a lush green jungle, the vibes that this Falls parts to the visitors are amazing. It is known as the Niagara Falls of India for its resemblance to the world famous Niagara Falls...

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The city of Thrissur has many distinct temples which is great and distinct cultures and traditions. One of the great temples from the city lies at Avanangattil Kalari Lord Sree Vishnumaya Temple. The temple is located at Peringottukara, Kizhakkummuri, in the Thrissur district of Kerala state, of South India. It is about 19. 7 kms away from the city.

Avanangattil Kalari Lord Sree Vishnumaya Temple is the first Vishnumaya Temple in India. The temple has the main idol of Vishnumaya, also known as Chathan, who is the son of Shiva and Kulivaka. Sree Vishnumaya is considered to be as po...

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Charpa Waterfalls
60 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Charpa Waterfalls is one of the mesmerizing natural waterfalls in Athirappilly Village in the district of Thrissur. It comes in between the more famous and well-known waterfalls of Athirappilly and Vazhachal. Charpa Falls is comparatively lesser known to the outer world but it will amaze anyone with its sheer beauty. The enchanting atmosphere around this 70 feet waterfall attracts a lot of visitors to this place year around. This natural wonder is located at a distance of 60 kms away from the city of Thrissur.

Charpa Falls is actually a stream which is a part of the west flowing Ch...

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Chavakkad Beach
24 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Chavakkad beach is one of the most popular beaches in Thrissur which is exceptionally famous because of the natural phenomenon of the confluence of a river and sea that occurs here. It is the only place in Thrissur where confluence occurs. This particular coast of Arabian sea attracts a lot of visitors year-round with its picturesque seaside and magnificent atmosphere. Comparatively less crowded than Snehatheeram beach, another famous beach in Thrissur, this place imparts more of some calming and soothing vibes. It is situated in Chavakkad, a place known for fishing villages, which is at a dis...

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Cheppara Caves
15.3 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Cheppara Caves are located at Cheppara at the outskirts of Thrissur city. It is about 15. 3 kms away from the city center.

Cheppara is a lovely place to visit. Para means rock and thus the place came to be known as Cheppara Caves. The caves are extended on almost 500 meters of the place. The place is surrounded by greenery and amazing landscapes. There is piece of calmness in the environment of Cheppara caves that is one of the loving factors for the tourists.

Cheppara Caves is still unknown to many travellers which make the place more calm and away from the daily buzz ...

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Cheramana Juma Masjid Mosque
39 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Cheraman Juma Mosque is a sacred mosque situated on Paravur-Kodungalloor Road in Methala of Kodungallur Taluk in Thirssur district of Kerala in India. This mosque is almost 39 kms far from Thirssur city.

Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque built back during 629 AD and according to the records it is the first mosque ever constructed in India. There are some myths that during 7th century period the contemporary King Cheraman Perumal who belongs to Chera Dynasty when to Arabia and changed his name as Tajuddin while embracing Islam and because of which this Mosque was named after his name as Ch...

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Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple is the abode of Lord Sree Guruvayoorappan which is located 29 kms north west to Thrissur, Kerala. The historic temple was built in 1638 A. D. It is one of the most famous center of pilgrimage in Kerala. Guruvayoor is a thriving township in Trichur district of Kerala state in the South of India, its scenic beauty and serenity are breath taking. Guruvayoorappan is the chief diety here and is adorned with the holy tulasi (Basil) garland, and pearl necklace the Lord here appears in all radiance to bless the devotees.

Architecture of Guruvayoor temple is a...

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Harikanyaka Temple Ariyannur
21 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Located at a distance of 21 Kms from Thrissur and 5 Kms from Guruvayoor Temple, Harikanyaka Temple is located in Ariyannur, between Thrissur and Guruvayoor.

Dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy (an incarnation of Goddess Durga), this temple was built in early 14th century. This temple is one of the ancient Maha Kshethrams. The carved entrance of the temple is a special attraction. People believe that Maha Vishnu has taken the avatharam of Kanyaka here, hence the name 'Hari Kanyaka'. In the past, this temple had a glorious history and it was much wealthier than Guruvayur Temple.
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Ilanjippara waterfalls are one of the prominent tourism attractions in Marottichal village of Thirussur district of Kerala which brings tourists daily to its feet. Ilanjippara Waterfalls are almost 21 kms far from the main city Thirssur in Kerala.

According to geographical scenario, Ilanjippara waterfalls reside in the Marotticahl forest and it is located on the roads of Marottichal Kuthu Vazhi. It is lesser known destinations tourists know about it in the Thirssur district, and basically Marottichal forest has two gorgeous waterfalls which are well known with the names of Olakkaya...

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Kerala Kalamandalam
23 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Kerala Kalamandalam is situated in the village of Cheruthuruthy in Chelakkara of Thrissur District on the banks of the Bharathapuzha River is a Deemed University of Arts and Culture in Kerala located at 23 kms from the city railway station of Thrissur.

Kerala Kalamandalam manifests the true culture and traditions of Kerala. It is amajor centre for revival and uplifting of traditional performing art forms, especially those with their roots in South India. This world-renowned institution has been imparting cultural education and training to interested individuals in the various art-f...

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Kollengode Palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions near Thrissur, Kerala. It lies on the Kunisseri road in Kollengode of Palakkad district. Kollengode is a small area in Thrissur, inhabited by "kollen" community or black smiths of the town. The region got its name because of the black smith community. Kollengode Palace is located at a distance of 60 kms from Thrissur.

The Kollengode palace was constructed by the Kollengode king, Vasudeva Raja. He built this palace in the year 1904 and gave it to to his daughter thereafter. In 1975, the goevernment decided to take ov...

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Koodalmanikyam Temple
23 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Koodalmanikyam temple is the only temple dedicated to the worship of Bharata, brother of Rama, in India. This temple has an important role in the history of the town of Irinjalakuda, where the temple is situated since most of the lands of this place was once the properties of the temple. This magnificent structure that displays typical Kerala Vasthuvidya in its construction is administered by Devaswam department of the Government of Kerala, from 1971. This historic temple that is believed to be constructed sometime around the ninth century attracts a lot of devotees and tourists throughout the...

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Marottichal Waterfalls
20 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Marottichal Waterfalls is located at Puthoor Panchayat in Thrissur district of Kerala state. The place is located about 20 kms away from the city center of Thrissur city. On reaching Thrissur, Visitors can opt for public transport or can even book a cab and can directly to the Marottichal Waterfalls.

Marottichal Waterfalls is basically a combination of two waterfalls which are Olakkayam Waterfalls and the other is Ilanjippara Waterfalls. Olakkayam Waterfalls is situated inside the forest and is about 200 metres from the main road. Around more 100 meters from the waterfalls lies the...

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Marth Mariam Cathedral is the first church in Thrissur, which makes it the oldest one in the town. The other name of the church is 'Vyakula Mathavin Pally'. It lies in the heart of the city. It is just 2. 5 km away from Thrissur railway station.

Marth Mariam Cathedral is a Catholic church established in the year 1814 by Chaldaya Suriyani faction of Syro-Malabar Catholic Church. At that time, it was under the leadership of Abraham Kathanar of Palai. He dedicated this church to King Rama Varma. It is also known as 'Our Lady of Dolours Church'. This church is the headquarter of the...

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Mural Art Museum, Thrissur
Within Thrissur city limits
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Mural Art Museum is the only museum in Kerala, which is decicated to the mural arts. It is located in the Kollengode Palace in Thrissur, Kerala. It is just 3 km from Thrissur railway station.

The museum was started in the year 1938 as a part of Sree Mulam Chithrasala. It got renovated and opened for the public in 2009. This museum features some of the rarest murals, these paintings were used to be painted on the outer side of the house to decorate the walls. The museum also displays old manuscripts written on palm leaves, statues of eminent personalities, stone age tools, earthe...

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Nattika beach
24 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Nattika Beach, a tranquil beach, is situated in Thrissur. This beach is located at a distance of 24 kms from Thrissur Railway Station.

Nattika Beach was previously known as Attakuzhi Bandhar Kadapuram. Home to a typical fishermen's village with longstanding traditions and simple inhabitants, its celebrity status was cemented after becoming the location where the Malayalam cult classic movie, Chemeen, was shot. It offers a number of attractions such as backwater cruises, country boat rides, elephant rides and cultural performances for the visitors. Film buffs and tourists alike will...

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Nehru Park, Thrissur
Within Thrissur city limits

Nehru Park in Thrissur, named after the first prime minister of India, Dr. Jawaharlal Nehru is a well known and loved children's park right in the middle of the city. The park is situated near the Shri Vadakkumnathan Temple and it is a very popular location amongst the locals to get away from their normal commuting lives for a peaceful evening.

The Nehru Park was created in 1959 and inaugurated by the first vice president of India Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. The park is owned by the Thrissur Municipal Corporation. It is 8. 5 acres in area and is a very nicely built park. The park...

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Set in the heart of Thrissur district, this beautiful church of Our Lady of Dolours Basilica, is a must visit for anybody coming to Thrissur. Constructed amidst the beautiful plush dales and lush green valleys, Our Lady of Dolours Basillica is the heart of many stories and mysteries and tales surrounding love, faith and tolerance. Located within the city limits, Our Lady of Dolours Basilica is easily accessible through road and railway too.

It was during Sakthan Thampuran, the then Maharaja of Cochin's rule, who brought up the idea of a modern town in Thrissur. It was in the year 1...

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Our Lady of Lourdes Metropolitan Cathedral in the city of Thrissur, Kerala is a beautiful architectural and historical monument dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes, hence the name. It lies right in the heart of Thrissur and is a famous spot both for tourists and pilgrims. The church is a lovely shade of white and looks really picturesque in all its glory.

Opened in 1957, Our Lady of Lourdes Metropolitan Cathedral is a Syro Malabar Church with a really mesmerizing interior. The exterior is made with an Indo European façade with white spires in a Gothic architecture. The church was plan...

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Paramekkavu Bhagavathy temple is one of the most renowned temples in Thrissur in Kerala, which is dedicated to the Goddess Bhagavathy. The Paramekkavu Bhagavathy temple is located within city limits, wherein it is located only 2 kilometers away from the Thrissur Railway Station.

Paramekkavu Bhagavathy temple is one of few temples in Kerala where Goddess Durga is so worshipped in such a grand manner. The temple located on the east road of Thrissur is one of the foremost sites of the popular Thrissur Pooram festivity in Kerala. This temple happens to be claimed as one of the most pio...

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Pattathippara Forest is located near the Chemboothra area of the district Thrissur, Kerala. It lies 12 kms away from the main city while it is 2 kms from Chemboothra.

Pattathippara forest is a reserve forest area as declared by Kerala Forest Department. This forest is quite dense and covered all with trees. It is reserved to protect the animals living in this region. The forest also comprises of a waterfall that shares the same name. The pattathippara waterfall has got a story behind its name. The word 'pattathi' means a brahmin girl and 'para' means waterfall in the regional la...

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Peechi Dam
23 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Peechi Dam, constructed across the Manali River, is located in Thrissur. The Peechi Dam is 23 kms from the main Thrissur city. The dam is the main irrigation project of this town of Kerala. The dam is spread across an area of 3200 acres. Peechi Dam also supplies drinking water to the town of Thrissur.

Peechi Dam is a very famous attraction, and visitors come here now and then for the fantastic picnic spot for all age groups. It has a botanical garden, a watchtower and children's play area. One can also come across Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary here. Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanc...

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Peringalkuthu Dam
73 kms from Thrissur city limits
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A concrete dam built across the Chalakkudi River which is known as Peringalkuthu Dam is located in Thirssur district of Kerala in India. Peringalkuthu Dam is located in Chalakudy village of Thirssur district of Kerala which is 73 kms afar from Thirssur.

The construction of the dam started in 1949 and it was inaugurated on 15th May 1957 by the then Kerala authorities. The height of the dam is about 23 meters and the length of it is about 290. 25 meters. It is across the Chalakkudi River and it is the first hydro electric power project to be built on the River. The dam is located insid...

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Peringottukara Devasthanam
22 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Peringottukara Devasthanam is a unique Sree Vishnumaya Bhuvaneswari temple in Kerala. It is the oldest and the biggest Sree Vishnumaya Swamy temple in India situated at Peringottukara, Trichur, Kerala. It is located at a distance of 22 kms from Thrissur city.

Peringottukara Devasthanam is the pioneering Sree Vishnumaya Swami and Sree Bhuvaneswari Devi Temple with the tradition of centuries. The temple follows the holy steps of Paramachariya Velumuthappa Swamikal, the first devotee who brought lord Sree Vishnumaya Swami to Peringottukara village. Today the temple is a shelter for dev...

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Peruvanam Mahadeva Temple is a prominent Shiva temple located near Thrissur. The temple is situated at a distance of 11kms from Thrissur city center.

The earliest historical reference to Peruvanam occurs in A. D. 583 ("Ayathu Shivalokam Nah" - kalivakyam denoting the starting of Peruvanam pooram as perPeruvanam Granthavari) which is also the first record of the oldest pooram festival. 108 temples coming under the Peruvanam Kshetra sanketham, which extended from Bharathapuzha in the north to Periyar in the south, used to assemble at Arattupuzha Shastha temple which was the venue of ...

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Located in the Thrissur district of Kerala, the Poonkunnam Shiva Temple, which is a 1000 year old building, reflects the Kerala style of architecture, unique in its own way. This beautiful temple showcases the glorious cultural heritage of Kerala, with an idol of Shiva, the presiding deity of the city. Thrissur holds an important place in the history of Kerala and it owes its name to Lord Shiva. A number of dynasties, which had ruled Kerala before, had their capital in Thrissur. This is the reason, why it has so many imposing temples like Poonkunnam Shiva Temple. The temple is located at a dis...

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Punkunnam Seetha Ramaswamy Temple is located in Punkunnam, Thrissur city of Kerala. The temple is about 50 kms away from the city center of Thrissur.

Punkunnam Seetha Ramaswamy Temple was constructed on 13th July, 1895. The temple has a classic style of Kerala architecture which looks exquisite and one of a kind. The temple has the main idol of Lord Rama, his wife Goddess Sita, younger brother Lakshmana and faithful servant Hanuman. People pray at the temple with great devotion and joy. The temple is considered to be sacred and divine. The temple is significant for the best archite...

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Punnathurkutto (Punnathurkotta) Sanctuary, is a fine example why Kerala is called the 'Land of Elephants'. Sprawling over 11. 5 acres and surrounded by green foliage, it is a very beautiful place. Its prime attractions are the jumbo elephants; around 60 of them are kept and taken care of here. The playing elephants along with the scenic surrounding paints a very awe-inspiring and magical picture. Seeing the cute little elephants running around and splashing water at each other is a sight you definitely don’t want to miss. The male elephants are trained here for various religious processions th...

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Ramavarma Appan Thampuran Memorial
Within Thrissur city limits

Ramavarma Appan Thampuran Memorial was established in 1976 at Ayyanthole, Thrissur city which is in Kerala. Located at a distance of 3 km from city railway station. This place was built in memory of Ramavarma Appan Thampuran for his literary and cultural contributions. He was an influential writer of Malayalam Literature. The memorial was established under Kerala Sahitya Academy in Kumarapuram Palace where Ramavarma Appan Thampuran lived. It is mainly a cultural and literary museum. The place is famous for its amazing collection of journals, magazines and books etc.

This place is w...

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The Palace of Shakthan Thampuran is located in the district of Thrissur is a landmark in the annuals of the Perumpadappu Swaroopam, the former ruling dynasty of Kochi. This palace located in the heart of the Thrissur town in Kerala is a major attraction. It is believed that the reign of the King Rama Varma or Shakthan Thampuran during AD 1790-1805 is popularly known as Shakthan as the golden era of Kochi. This palace is located within the city limits, and it is located right in the heart of the city. It is located only 3 kilometers away from the Thrissur Railway Station.

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Snehatheeram Beach
25 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Snehatheeram beach which translates from Malayalam as 'The shore of Love' is one of the most popular white sand beaches located in the western coasts of Kerala. It comes with a serene and surprisingly peaceful atmosphere for an ever crowded beach. Being a place where the locals and tourists from different parts of the world equally find ways to enjoy, this beach has become quite like a cultural hub of Thrissur. Offering beach adventure sports like Paragliding, Parasailing etc. , Snehatheeram beach is one of the most preferred tourist destinations in Kerala, the God's own country. This beach is...

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One of the famous temples in Thrissur is Sree Maheswara Temple. It is located at Koorkenchery which is situated in Thrissur city. The temple is within the city limits of Thrissur and is only about 3. 6 km away from the city center.

Sree Maheswara Temple was built by Narayana Guru in the year 1092. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has the main idol of his inside the temple. The temple has a beautiful architecture which is eye-catching. The temple is very sacred and is filled with positive vibes. Thousands of devotees come to the temple every month to pay their devotion to L...

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Sri Rama Temple, Thiripayar
21 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Sri Rama Temple is one of the prominent tourist attractions in Kerala. It is located at a distance of 21 kms from Thrissur. Sri Rama Temple is located in Thiripayar, close to NH17 on Kochi - Kozhikode route.

It is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Rama. When Dwaraka was submerged, the idol of Sri Rama was lying on the sea shore along with the idols of Lakshmana, Bharata and Shaturghna, which was later brought and installed here. This temple is famous for exquisite Wood Carvings, Sculptures and Mural Paintings. During the Onam festival in August / September, there is a snake boat ...

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The St. Thomas Syro Malabar Church in Palayur in Thrissur district in Kerala is one of the oldest churches in India, established in the post 9th century. The church is almost 27 kms from the city of Thrissur. The church is a very popular location amongst Christians as well as tourists. It attracts many pilgrims because of its historic value.

The St. Thomas Syro Malabar Church was originally a small church. It was established by St. Thomas a century ago when he came to India on a visit. Legend has it that he was successful in introducing the Brahmins at the place to Christianity. Th...

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St. Anthony's Forane Church is one of the ancient churches of Kerala. It is located at Ollur district of the city Thrissur, Kerala. It lies just 6. 5 kms from the main city. It is situation on a hill-top, the highesh location of the town. It is accessible from all parts of the city.

The church was consecrated in the year 1718. It is affiliated to Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, which comes under the leader of Metropolitan Archbishop of Thrissur. It is based on the neo-gothic revival architectural pattern and style. The church is surrounded by a compound wall locally known as Aana ...

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Thekkinkadu Maidan
Within Thrissur city limits
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The Thekkinkadu Maidan in Thrissur, Kerala is a 65 acre hillock in the city, adorned by Teaks trees and many other famous spots housed by it. It is right in the middle of the city of Thrissur, a wide open area used for various purposes by the Kerala government as well as the people of Thrissur.

The Thekkinkadu Maidan was constructed by Rama Varma Sakthan Thampuran, the King of Cochin. Before being an open ground, it used to be an area of dense forest housing many wild animals and was also used as a place to execute the various prisoners of Thrissur. The ground now houses the Vadakk...

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One of the most popular temples has to be the Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple. Located within the city limits, right in the heart of the city, it is about 4 kilometers from the Thrissur Railway Station which lies right in the center of Thrissur.

Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple is one of the forefront and prominent temples that participate in the Thrissur Pooram festival. It is the last temple before the procession leads to the Vadakkunnathan Temple and sets up an extravagant show of parades that includes elephants that have ornaments all over them and as well as caparisoned elephan...

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Thiruvanchikulam Mahadeva Temple
40 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Thrissur district of Kerala has an ancient temple of Lord Shiva called as Thiruvanchikulam Mahadeva Temple in Kottapuram village of Kodumgallur Taluk. This holy temple is located 40 kms south from main city Thirssur.

This Thiruvanchikkulam Mahadeva temple, also known as Thiruvan Jai Kalam Temple, was believed to have been constructed during Chera period in the 8th century and it was completely constructed in Kerala style of architecture. Among 270 Thevaram Paadal Petra Shiva sthalam (holy temples dedicated to Lord Shiva0, this is the only temple belong to it present in Kerala. Lord ...

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Thrissur Archaeological Museum
Within Thrissur city limits
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The Archaeological Museum in Thrissur is a historic museum situated in the Thrissur Zoo compound. The museum started out as Sree Mulam Chithrasala (art/ picture gallery) in 1938 under the administration of the government of Cochin. The museum has its grounds inside the city of Thrissur. It is a major attraction for tourists and situated in the town hall and the museum also started from the balcony of this town hall itself.

The history of the museum is connected with the picture gallery since 1948. Originally situated in the Kollengode Palace building, now the museum is based in Sha...

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Thrissur Bible Tower
Within Thrissur city limits
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The Bible Tower, which is the tallest church tower in India and Asia and also the tallest structure in whole of Kerala is a beautiful tower within the city limits of Thrissur in Kerala. The tower stands 2,140 ft high and overlooks the entire city of Thrissur for an area of about 18 kilometres. It can also be viewed from anywhere in the city.

The tower, which is a bell tower of Puthen Pali or Basilica of Our Lady of Dolores was inaugurated on January 7, 2007. There is a red cross on top of the tower which depicts the presence of Roman Catholic Church in Thrissur and the existence of...

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Thrissur Zoo
Within Thrissur city limits
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Built in the 1880s, the Thrissur Zoo is a part of the magnificent Thrissur State Museum in Kerala. The zoo and museum being concocted together helps the visitors have the most joyous day where they can enjoy with friends and family alike. The museum also exhibits a collection of different swords and jewelry. The zoo is located in Chembukavu, which is only 1. 1 kilometers away from the city center in Thrissur.

The Thrissur Zoo is definitely one of the most beautiful zoos as it showcases the quaint wildlife of the State, and houses an array of animals and birds ranging from lions to ...

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The Trikkur Mahadeva Temple is a historic Hindu religious site located at a distance of 14 kms Thrissur city center.

Trikkur Mahadeva Temple is a rock-cut cave temple in Trikkur village in Thrissur District in Kerala believed to have been built in the 7th or 8th century. Being a cave temple, Buddhist and Jain monks use the site to meditate alongside the Hindu monks. It is a protected monument under the Department of Archaeology, Govt of Kerala since 1966.

The main deity of Trikkur Mahadeva Temple is Lord Shiva a. k. a. Mahadeva, as the name suggests. The temple is located...

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Vadakkechira is one of the four oldest ponds in Thrissur city of Kerala in India. It was built by Shakthan Thampuran (1751-1805) and is one of Thrissur's famous landmarks.

Sakthan Thampuran, Maharaja of Cochin, built four ponds in Thrissur city for water management and irrigation purpose in his regime. They are Vadakkechira, Padinjarechira, Thekkechira and Kizakechira. Members of the Cochin Royal Family and priests of the Ashokeswaram Temple used to have bath at the ghats on the northern side of the pond, and the public at those on other sides. Elephants used to be bathed at ghats...

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One of the most attractive temples of Thrissur has to be the Vadakkunnathan Temple. Vadakkunnathan Temple is situated within the city limits and is situated right in the middle of the city and is easily accessible through cabs and public transport. The Thrissur Railway Station is only 2 kilometers away from the Vadakkunnathan Temple.

The Vadakkunnathan Temple is one of the primary attractions of Thrissur as this temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated right in the middle of the city, this structure is always exuding out a positive vibe and also attracting a plethora of people with...

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Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Museum
9.9 kms from Thrissur city limits
History

Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Museum is dedicated to explore the rich Ayurveda products and its heritage in our India especially in Kerala. This Vaidyaratnam Ayurved Museum is located in Thaikattussery near Ollur in Thirssur in Kerala. It is located 9. 9 kms afar from Thirssur.

With an antiquity of about 5000 years, Ayurveda always remains the best remedy for a wide range of health issues and the best part is it all comes from the nature. Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Museum is a museum which showcases the richness, varieties and the evolution of Ayurveda , the traditional medicine of India. The ide...

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Vatanappally Beach
17 kms from Thrissur city limits
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At a distance of 17 Kms from Thrissur Railway Station, Vatanappally Beach is among the most beautiful Kerala beaches. It is situated on the coastal belt of Thrissur District.

Vatanappally beach is a natural beach on the Arabian Sea oceanfront located near Thrissur town. The Beach is not very popular amongst tourists and is ideal for a peaceful and a relaxing timeout. It is an enchanting strip of golden sand laced with the rich greenery of coconut palms. 'Snehatheeram' is a nearby tourist beach situated at Talikulam, which is about 4 km from Vadanappally.

Every year a beac...

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Vazhachal Waterfalls
63 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Vazhachal Waterfalls is a natural waterfall with a dense forest rich in biodiversity around. A part of Chalakudy river which originates from the mountains of Western Ghats, this Falls is a place of serene natural beauty. Vazhachal offers a calm and quiet atmosphere along with a magnificent view. This place is a paradise for all nature lovers, photographers, wildlife enthusiasts, and picnickers. Quite one of a kind with its rainforest charm and enthralling vibes, it was in exceptional speed that Vazhachal Falls became one of the top priority destinations in Kerala. It is situated in Athirappill...

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Vazhani Dam
22 kms from Thrissur city limits
Adventure

Thirssur also has a dam built with clay called as Vazhani Dam. This clay dam is located in Viruppakka which is near to the Wadakkancherry village in Thirssur district of Kerala and it is only 22 kms far from Thirssur city center.

Vazhani dam is a clay dam built across the River Wadakkancherry of Wadakkancheryy village in Thirssur. The dam has a complete four-acre area garden which was constructed in 1962. The length of the dam is nearly 792. 48 meters long and it a mud dam. It is an earth dam like many other such dams of India like Banasura Sagar Dam. As it is built for the purpose ...

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Vilangan Hills, Thrissur
7 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Vilangan Hills was previously a common hillock replete with plants, weeds and trees which was then turned into a scenic picnic place by the State Government of Kerala working under the eco-tourism scheme. This amusement place has a wonderful array of 150 mango trees, a wonderful view of the vistas around and an allure that will enchant the visitor. Kerala is commonly rightly known as God's own country. The Vilangan Hills are situated at a distance of 7 kms from the Thrissur City Centre.

Vilangan Hills is a ideal spot for family travelers as the kids can play around the entertainmen...

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Vilangankunnu
11 kms from Thrissur city limits
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Vilangankunnu is a hillock located in Adat Panchayat near to Thrissur city of Kerala state in India. The hill is located at 11 kms from the city railway station of Thrissur. Vilangankunnu hill gives a panoramic view of Thrissur city and Thrissur Kole Wetlands from the top. The hill was referred as a Oxygen Jar of Thrissur city. The name Vilangan Kunnu is a misnomer because Vilangan itself means hill. Famous for its breath taking sun-rise and sun-set views. It draws locals as well as tourists who enjoy climbing its rolling heights for morning exercise. The place is maintained by the Thrissur D...

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One of the famous religious sites of Thrissur lies at the Vilwadrinathan Temple which is located in Thiruvilvamala in Thrissur district of the state Kerala of South India. The temple is around 48 kms away from the city center of Thrissur.

Vilwadrinathan Temple was built in the 18th century. The temple is situated in the middle of Thiruvilvamala village, on the top of a hill, which is 100 feet above sea level. The temple has the main idol of Lord Rama, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu, and his brother Lord Lakshmana. People pray to the idol with great devotion. The temple is very s...

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Vintage Vauxhall Velox Car Club is the museum/club that helps in studying and witnessing the luxuries of an era long gone. The club is located at a distance of 54 minutes from the Kochi Airport and tourists can book a cab service to reach the place.

Showcasing cars from the 50's, the Vintage Vauxhall Velox Car Club is an extraordinary place to visit. From letting you admire the classics to getting captured with them, this museum will keep one entertained throughout their time here. The museum is a home to luxury cars like Ford, Citroen, Mini Cooper, Ambassador car etc. These cars ar...

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