The minuscule and beautiful city is also known as Trichur. Thrissur is a shortened from original name ‘Thrissivaperror’ which denotes the Lord Shiva. It houses many cultural and artistic academies. The evergreen boastful city is located around the hillock which is famous for the Vadakunathan temple with Shiva as presiding deity. It witnessed several kingdoms and has its own historical significance. Thrissur Poonam is very popular and colorful festival celebrated here which draws millions of devotees and visitors all over the world. It is a hub for Onam celebrations especially Pulikali. The traditional designs of Thrissur ornaments are another major attraction for tourists. The grandeur options are ranging from scenic nature beauty to artificially built water theme parks assures a comfortable and fulfilled vacation in Trichur.
Places to visit
It is a most famous temple is among the oldest temple of Kerala, located on the picturesque hill top. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity. The populat temple festival Thrissur poonam is celebrated in this temple which promotes various art forms of Kerala. It reflects the traditional Kerala style of architecture and depicts several mural paintings.
It is a popular picnic destination located 78 km from Cochin. The sizzling waterfalls is measuring 80 feet in length. It is rich in fauna and flora. The tranquilling and intoxicating beauty of this cool waterfalls is the greatest remedy to refuel the spirit. The bath in waterfalls is challenging, wild yet calm and beautiful.
It is highly revered place of Guru Adi Shankaracharyar. The attractive backdrop, serene atmosphere and deep silence are the unique qualities of this Samadhi.
Thiruvambadi Krishna Temple
It is a ancient and famous temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. The origin of this temple is unknown but many legends claims that it is many centuries old. In Thrissur Poonam festivals, processions are processions are carried from majorly two temples. One is from here and another is from Paramekkavu.
Vazhachal falls, Tomb of Shaktham Thampuran, Aaarattupuzha temple, Heritage garden, Charpa falls, Paramekkavu Bhagavathy temple, Archeological museum, Thriruvilvamala, Chalkkudi River and State museum complex are pther known tourists spots in Trichur.
How to reach Trissur
Cochi international airport and Kozhikode airport are the nearest airports located 64 km and 74 km from Trichur.
Thrissur has a major railway station and connected with all Indan cities.
State buses of Kerala and private vehicles are the best road transportation media.
In summer 23-37°C and in inter 17-20°C. October to March is deal time to plan visit.