Thrissur District Guide

Thrissur Guide

Thrissur , the cultural capital of Kerala is famous for at least a million things! From the grandeur of Thrissur pooram, which is world famous for its impressive congregation of caparisoned elephants to its many legendary temples and religious places around, this city  offers something special for everyone. Thrissur is well acclaimed for its cultural, spiritual and religious leanings and is a city where tradition and modernity blends perfectly.

Guide to Smaller Villages In Thrissur

A listing and guide to the smaller villages of Thrissur in Kerala

Thrissur Pooram

The most famous temple festival in Kerala. Thrissur Pooram is known as the Pooram of Poorams in Kerala. Each temple will parade 15 beautifully caparisoned pachyderms, the tallest and well-figured available in Kerala.

11 Bathe in the Mountain Waterfalls

Waterfalls to splash around in the heat

The crystal clear waters that flow down the mountains of Kerala make a wonderfully refreshing shower.

18 Watch Thrissur Pooram - Kerala's Grandest Temple Festival

Biggest, loudest, grandest temple festival of Kerala

Feted as the mother of all festivals, Thrissur Pooram is undeniably the most colourful temple festival of Kerala. Percussion meets pomp with elephant parade, fighting deities and pride all make it a spectacle like no other.

23 Pooram (Temple Festival) Spectacles

Enjoy art and cultural events during Pooram

Experience the gaiety of a Pooram. Join in the excitement. 

Athirapally Waterfalls

The Falls from a fairly good height pierce through furious rocks down to the rock-beds, creating water-sparks. Across down the road, about 1.5 km away, the Chapra Falls nab the visitors to its fold. Move further about 5 km to the glamourous Vazhachal Falls. Further east, Akkayam Falls impatiently awaits to lure the visitors.


Chalakudy located 35 Km from Thrissur and lies on the route to the Athirappally waterfalls and water theme parks. The Divine Retreat Centre, a Roman Catholic prayer and retreat centre at Muringur is near Chalakudy.

Cheraman Jama Masjid Mosque

The second oldest Mosque in the world and built just 7 years after the Prophet's migration to Medina

Cheruthuruthy Guide in Thrissur

Cheruthuruthi is a small village on the banks of Bharatapuzha (Nila nadi), which is 32 Km from Thrissur in Kerala.It is better known as the cultural capital of Kerala.

Hindu Temples of Thrissur

Guide to Hindu Temples of Thrissur with short descriptions and links to longer information where appropriate

Kodangallur Visitor Guide

A small town with glorious past, 36-km from Thrisssur. Kodungallur’s colourful past vanished in the pass of time.


Indigenous to Thrissur and Palakkad, Kummaatti is impish and fun

Thrissur Festivals

Guide to festivals in Thrissur

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