Thrissur

Thrissur

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Thrissur is considered as the cultural capital of Kerala, a beautiful coastal region of southwest India with a history deeply rooted in the spice trade.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.

Thekkinkadu Maidanam at Thrissur every year celebrates the world-renowned Thrissur pooram, arguably the most famous festival of Kerala.It is the most colorful temple festival celeberated in Kerala

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Hotel Sopanam Heritage,Guruvayur

Hotel Sopanam Heritage,Guruvayur

East Nada, Guruvayoor, 680101 Guruvāyūr, India, Thrissur
Hotel Sopanam Heritage is luxuary hotel ideal for pilgrim,business and leisure travellers.Located at More info
Kanoos Residency,Guruvayoor

Kanoos Residency,Guruvayoor

Thrissur
Kanoos Residency is a centrally air-conditioned luxury hotel with 4 star facilities located in Guruv More info
Krishna Inn,Guruvayur

Krishna Inn,Guruvayur

East Nada, Guruvayoor Thrissur, 680101 Guruvāyūr, , Thrissur
Krishna Inn, with its galore of accommodation facilities is a most convenient and comfortable place More info

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Vadakummnathan temple

Vadakkunnathan Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva at city of Thrissur, of Kerala state in India.This temple is a classic example of the architectural style of Kerala and has monumental towers on all four sides and also a kuttambalam. Mural paintings depicting various episodes from Mahabharata can be seen inside the temple.The shrines and the Kuttambalam display vignettes carved in wood.

Basilica of Our Lady of Dolores

 

With murals on its walls and ceilings, this 1875-built Roman Catholic Minor Basilica has the largest church interior in South India. It is adorned with 140 ft long steeple, which is visible from anywhere in the town.

Athirapally Falls

 

Athirappilly Falls the most famous waterfalls of Kerala, Athirappilli and Vazhachal are situated at Athirappilly Thaluk in Thrissur district of Kerala, India on the Chalakudy River , which originates from the upper reaches of the Western Ghats. At the entrance to the Sholayar ranges is the largest waterfall in Kerala, Athirapally, which stands tall at 80 feet. Just a short drive from Athirapally, the Vazhachal waterfall is close to dense green forests that are home to many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna.

Chavakad Beach

 

Chavakkad beach, one of the popular beach destinations situated in Thrissur.The pleasing view of the beach and its rare natural beauty, allure thousands of tourists every year to take a plunge in the scintillating water of the sea. One can indulge in an array of activities here like beach walk, swimming, sunbathing, fishing, volleyball, bird watching, and many more.

Guruvayoor Temple

Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Krishna, located in the town of Guruvayur in Kerala.