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Thrissur in Kerala



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Thrissur or Trichur was the capital of Cochin once. It was captured by tipu Sultan. In 1790 Raja Rama Varma was the architect of Thrissur town.



How to reach

By Air -  The nearest airport to Thrissur is Nedumbassery International Airport at Kochi, at a distance of 85 km.
By Rail - Thrissur is well connected by trains to all major stations in India.
By Road -  Frequent bus services are available from all cities in Kerala to Thrissur.







 

Kochi - Trissur  Road drive
Highway - NH 544
Time - 2 hrs
Distance - 85 kms



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Places to see

Athirappilly Vazhachal Waterfall
63 Kms from Thrissur is a beautiful place. Just a short drive from Athirapilly is close to dense forests and a part of the Chalakudy river.

Cheruthuruthy
32 kms north of Thrissur is the seat of Kerala kalamandalam where training is imparted in Kathakali, Mohiniattam, Thullal and other arts of Kerala.

Irinjalakuda Koodal Manikyam Temple
10 kms from Irinjalakuda railway station and 21 kms from Thrissur the temple is dedicated to Bharat. a 11 day festival is held in April - May.

Punathurkotta
Punathurkotta is very unique in being the largest elephant park in the world with over 60 elephants. All of them are donated by the devotees of Guruvayurappan. It is located in Guruvayur near the Guruvayurappan temple

Chavakkad beach
It is one of the best beaches along the west coast.

 
Kerala - God's Own Country
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Ideal time to Visit - Anytime round the year.


Winters in December to March and monsoons in May are the best time to go to Kerala. The day time temperature is about 32 degrees and night temperature drops to the lowest of 20 degrees. The hottest months are April, May and June, where the temperature soars above 36 degrees with high humidity.
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