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Tourist Attractions in Thrissur

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Tourist Attractions in Thrissur
Vadakkumnathan Temple, Arattupuzha, Guruvayoor, Irinjalakuda Koodal Manikyam Temple, Cheruthurthy, Athirapally and Vazhachal are the various tourist attractions in Thrissur.

Vadakkumnathan Temple
The Vadakkumnathan Temple is one of the oldest temples in Thrissur. The Vadakkumnathan Temple is a classic example of the Kerala style of architecture and has many decorative murals and pieces of art. The world famous Pooram festival is also celebrated here annually in April-May. The

Vadakkumnathan Temple, Thrissur

fireworks at the Pooram festival are a spectacular sight. The non-Hindus can't visit the temple.


The village of Arattupuzha is known for the annual Pooram festival which is being celebrated at the temple in the month of April-May. The deities of 46 temples from the neighborhood villages are brought at night in a colourful processions on rows of caparisoned elephants, accompanied by music to the local temple of Lord Sastha, during the festival.


Athirappaly is located at the entrance to the Sholayar ranges. Athirapally is a 80 feet high waterfall and a popular picnic spot in Thrissur. This is very famous waterfall in Kerala which attract plenty of tourists.

Irinjalakuda Koodal Manikyam Temple

Irinjalakuda Koodal Manikyam Temple is situated 10 km away from Irinjalakuda railway station. This ancient temple is dedicated to the Lord Bharata, the brother of Sri Rama. Its is perhaps the only temple in India where Lord Bharata is the main deity. The colourful eleven day annual festival with a pageant of thirteen caparisoned elephants is held in April in this temple. This festival marks the end of the Hindu temple festival season in Kerala.


Cheruthurthy is the seat of the Kerala Kalamandalam, which is known all over the world for its Kathakali training centre. The music and dance academy was founded by the famous poet, Vallathol Narayana Menon. Training in Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Thullal and other art forms of Kerala are also provided here and cultural programmes are also organized on special request.

Vazhachal is also the most famous waterfall in Kerala which attract various tourists from the state and as well as outside. This waterfall is located just a short drive from Athirapally. This picturesque waterfall is close to dense green forests and a part of the Chalakudy river.

Vazhachal, Thrissur
Matha Mariam Big Church

Matha Mariam Big Church is also known as Valiapally. This grand church was built in 1815 and the oldest church in the town. This church is known for its exquisite carvings and carries the whole of Christianity in Thrissur. It is a must visit place in the town. Lourdes Cathedral and Church of Our Lady of Dolores are other important churches of the town.


Over 55 elephants make an unusual parade in Punnathoorkotta.


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