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Thrissur: The Cultural Capital of Kerala

The other name of Thrissur is Trichur. This is renowned cultural capital of the state Kerala because of its rich and vibrant cultural heritage. You have the right escapade to the vibrant and colourful cultural events of Kerala in this place. You have the perfect settings to experience the captivating cultural extravaganza of the people of Kerala. The city of Thrissur is a very old city and was built in 1790 AD by Sakthan Thampuran. Thrissur is built around the pivot of Vadakkumnathan Temple. As you enter you are astounded with the imposing temples, wonderful and colourful festivals, massive and magnificent palaces, abounding splendour and historic monuments.

Being a cultural hub, it is truly secular in theme and atmosphere. Hindus, Moslems, Jews, Christians have all co-existed peacefully from the ancient times. There are many organizations from this place of Thrissur which have contributed to the growth and spread of Malayalam literature, language, arts and culture.

Reaching Thrissur

The nearest airport is at Nedumbassery, which is just 58 km away. You can hire taxi or take local state bus service to reach Thrissur. The railway terminus of Thrichur connects the Southern railway terminuses well. The place is well connected by roads to some major cities and towns in Kerala. You can also take the route of National Highway 17 from Mangalore in Karnataka.

Tourist Attractions

Thrissur has almost all types of attractions that a visitor to the state can wish for it has Beaches, Tea Plantations, Backwaters, Wild Life, Hill Stations, Water Falls, and lot more.

Vadakkumnathan Temple: A perfect example of Kerala art and architecture which is dedicated to lord Parasurama. The four majestic gopurams (large entrances) with intricate work of on wood and some wonderful ancient mural paintings are the major attractions of the temple. There are shrines which are dedicated to different Lords and Goddesses. The temple is different from any other temple in Kerala with a hall inside it which is dedicated to perform arts and quite distinct from other temple premises.

Archeological Museum: The museum is a part of an old palace called Kollengode Palace. This is an architectural marvel which was built as a fusion of the traditional and western styles. You can have a look at the Stone Age weapons, excavated artefacts from Indus Valley and Harappa sites, stone and bronze sculptures, and other traditional arts and artefacts.

Zoo: If you are to Thrissur, don't miss the opportunity to hit the zoo which is spread around 13.5 acres of land. It is a beautiful landscape and rich flower beds. The zoo homes large numbers of animals and species which are endangered or on the verge of extint like lions, sloth bear, tigers, and others. The zoo is also the largest zoo to house some wonderful snakes like king cobra, vipers, rock python and other reptiles. There is also an art museum inside the zoo to entertain visitors.

Vilangankunnu: This is a beautiful hill station is located at a distance of 7 kilometre from the main city and is an ideal hill station to escape from city life with plantations and nature around.

The other places of attractions Thrissur are - Shakthan Thampuram Palace, Our lady of Doloures basilica, Peechi dam & Vazhani wildlife sanctuary, Athirapally & Vazhachal waterfalls, Guruvayoor, Punnathur Kotta, Kerala Kala Mandalam, Palayur Church and to name a few.


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