Thrissur

Thrissur Plan your Kerala tour package

Thrissur is also known as the Cultural Capital of Kerala because of its cultural, spiritual and religious leanings throughout histor. It contains the Kerala Sangeetha Nadaka Academy, Kerala Lalithakala Akademi and Kerala Sahitya Academy.[7] The city hosts the Thrissur Pooram festival, the most colourful and spectacular temple festival in Kerala.[8][9] The festival is held at the Thekkinkadu Maidan in April or May.[6] Thrissur has a large number of well-known temples including the Vadakkumnathan temple, Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple and Paramekkavu temple, and the Guruvayur temple as well as two famous churches, the Our Lady of Lourdes Syro-Malabar Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral and the Our Lady of Dolours Syro-Malabar Catholic Basilicay.

Places to visit in Thrissur

  • Vadakkunnathan Temple
  • Shakthan Thampuran Palace 
  • Snehatheeram Beach
  • Our Lady of Dolours Basillica
  • Chettuva Backwater 
  • Athirapally Waterfalls
  • Guruvayoor Temple