Arattupuzha is a village near Thrissur town. The famous Ayyappa temple here is the venue of the Arattupuzha pooram conducted every year. This is one of the oldest pooram festivals of Kerala. The big ritualistic event is incomparable because of the colourful displays and music. Caparisoned elephants, Nadaswaram and Panchavadyam are the main elements of the seven day extravaganza.
Arattupuzha Sree Sastha temple
The temple is 15 km away from Thrissur. The road that leads to this temple is 2 km towards east from Tevar road Bus stop on Thrissur-Kodungallur route.