(Also known as Thrissur )

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Trichur is categorised as Beachside / Pilgrimage / Business and Transit

Vadakkunnathan Temple - Photo Courtesy Ramesh NG
Our Lady of Dolours Basilica (Photo Courtesy: Arjuncm3)
Our Lady of Lourdes Metropolitan Cathedral (photo Courtesy: irvin calicut)
Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple (Photo Courtesy: Rameshng)
Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple (Photo Courtesy: Rameshng)
Peechi Dam (Photo Courtesy: Dhruvaraj S)
Around Trichur

Reasons to Visit
  • Thrissur (Trichur) is an important cultural center, and is known as the 'cultural capital of Kerala'. Thrissur is the 4th largest town in kerala and has a large number of known temples i.e. Thiruvambady temple, Vadakkumnatha temple and Paramekkavu temple.
  • Trichur is visited for the Thrissur Pooram festival, the most colourful and spectacular temple festival of Kerala.
  • Guruvayoor Krishna Temple near Thrissur is the most renowned and visited Krishna temple in the Kerala.
Access Information

Trichur has 4 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Wellness Resort2

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Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Coimbatore Airport and TrichurRs. 3287

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Cochin to Thrissur Temple visit and backRs. 3756

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Coimbatore Railway Station and ThrissurRs. 3287

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List of Service Add Ons for Trichur


Services Rates Starting From
Cultural Tourism Package (A Day with the Masters)Rs. 1112

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Destination Ideas

  • Experiences in Kerala
  • Guruvayoor and Thrissur Pilgrimage
  • Kerala Craft, Culture, Churches, Temples, Festivals and Heritage

Stay Ideas

  • Ayurveda / Yoga / Meditation centric Stays in Kerala and South India

Festivals linked to Trichur (Kerala)

  • Arattupuzha Pooram
  • Koratty Muthys Feast
  • Machattu Mamangam
  • Thaipooya Mahotsavam
  • Thrissur Pooram
  • Uthralikavu Pooram Thrissur

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Our Lady of Dolours Basilica is a minor basilica of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Thrissur and is believed to the third-tallest church in Asia. It is famous for its Gothic style architecture.
    Syrian Catholic
    Our Lady of Lourdes Syro-Malabar Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral at Thrissur is one of the largest churches in Kerala, noted for its imposing interiors.
    Syrian Catholic
    Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple is located in Kerala. The temple is one of the two rival groups participating in Thrissur Pooram
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple at Thrissur is one of the largest Bagavathi temples in Kerala, believed to be over 1000 years old.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi in Thrissur city was established on 26 April 1958 with an aim to develop Kerala dance, drama and music. It works in close collaboration with the Sangeet Natak Akademi in New Delhi.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Cultural Centre
    Vadakkunnathan Temple is an ancient Lord Shiva temple at Thrissur. This temple is a classic example of Kerala style temple architecture. Mural paintings depicting various episodes from Mahabharata can be seen inside the temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Peechi Dam is is a reservoir situated at 22 kms from Thrissur. It offers excellent views and therefore a popular option for tourists to visit.
    Lake or Riverside
    Thriprayar home to an ancient Lord Rama Temple and is believed to the largest Lord Rama temple in Kerala.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Rama
    Nattika Beach is an Idyllic beach front 25 kms from Thrissur. Beach is popular with locals and home to some beach resorts.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    Guruvayur is renowned pilgrim destination visited for the Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple, a renowned Lord Krishna pilgrimage and the fourth biggest temple in India in terms of the number of devotees per day.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    The Elephant Camp is located in Punnathur Kotta, at a distance of 3 km from the Guruvayur Temple. This Elephant Camp is one of its kinds in the world and is considered to be one of the largest elephant sanctuaries housing around 60 elephants. Most of the elephants are trained to participate in major processions and daily temple rituals. This camp is visited by several tourists every year. The rituals of Gajapooja (Worshipping Elephants) and Anayoottu (Feeding Elephants) are observed here
    Elephant Experience
    Kalamandalam Deemed University of Art and Culture, is a major centre for learning Indian performing arts. Kalamandalam imparts training in classical dance and theatre forms like Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Kudiyattam, Thullal, Kuchipudi, Bharatanatyam, and Nangiar Koothu, besides the traditional orchestra called Panchavadyam. Training is also given in various percussion instruments like chenda, maddalam and mizhavu.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Cultural Centre
    Mangalam Dam is set at about 45 kms from Thrissur and Palakkad surrounded by waterfalls, rubber, pepper, coffee and tapioca plantations in the area.
    Lake or Riverside
    Reservoir, Holy Lake or Holy River

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
AyyantholeCity Outskirts area at 5 kms from city centreBusiness-
Nattika BeachIdyllic beach front 30 kms South West of ThrissurGetaway1
TB Road - Town CentreCity Centre area where a lot of business hotels are situatedTransit/Business1
CherpuCherpu lies 11 kms South of Trichur surrounded by a tranquil landscape amidst palm trees, ponds, temples and paddy fields.Getaway/Experiential-
PathazhakunduPathazhakundu lies near Pathazhakundu Dam / lake at 12 kms North of Thrissur / Trichur. Pathazhakundu is surrounded greenery and is excellent for a getaway.Getaway/Experiential-
ChettuvaChettuva lies in NH-17 (Coastal highway) at 25 kms from Trichur. The area is surrounded by backwaters and lies in close proximity to nearby beaches.Getaway/Experiential1
AkaladAkalad is a secluded beach that lies in North - West of Trichur and is home to Rajah Beach ResortGetaway/Experiential1
Nearest Airport in Trichur
  • Cochin International Airport ( COK ) , Cochin (Ernakulam)-70 Kms
Railway Stations in Trichur
  • Thrissur ( TCR ), Trichur
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