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Tourist hot spots in Thrissur
The world famous Thrissur pooram in celebrated on the Thekkinkadu maidan of the Vadakkunnatha temple in April/May. The 30 caparisoned elephants from two nearby temples (Paramekkavu & Thiruvabadi) form two groups and exchange colourful parasols. Night time (4 am) is for fireworks diplay. The ground will be highly crowded.
The town hall is functioning as Art gallery and has many murals.
A small zoo located 1 km from town. Closed on Mondays.
It has a good collection of antiques in dusty condition, located near the
Puthen palli (Church)
It is one of the highest churches in Asia with famous wall paintings. The
bell and the high Bible tower are famous.
It is the mani park of the town with a good aquarium.
Shaktan Thampuran palace
The palace having exhibits and tomb are located near the Shaktan Thampuran bus stand.
Famous for the Sree Krishna temple located 30 km from Thrissur. The temple has 51 elephants at Punnathhur kotta, 2 km away.
A beautiful place, 9 km from town.
This scenic waterfall is 32 km from Chalakudi.
This scenic waterfall is 6 km from Athirappilly. Perigalkutthu dam is near the waterfall.
This water theme park is near the waterfalls at Vettila para.
This park is on the waterfall road, 8 km from Chalakudi.
It is a beautiful tourist centre on the Perigalkutthu-Sholyar route.
Peechi-Vazhani dam & wildlife sanctuary
It has boating facility, located 25 km from Thrissur. Chimmini dam and wildlife sanctuary is on the way.
This historical place is 20 km from Thrissur, famous for the Bhagavathy temple (Bharani festival), Portuguese fort, Cheraman Juma masjid (India's first Muslim masjid built by Malik Dinar in AD 629) etc.