Thrissur TourismAbout Thrissur Located in the central part of the state of Kerala, Thrissur, formerly known as Trichur, is the cultural capital of the state. One of the oldest cities in the state, Thrissur has many churches, temples, and cultural institutions along with museums for art and culture that draw a large number of visitors every year. The annual Thrissur Pooram festival is the most attractive feature of the city that is renowned for being a festival of festivals. The close association of the city can be understood from its name that is considered to have originated from the terms Thiru-Shiva-Perur, which in Malayalam translates literally to ‘the city with the name of the Lord Siva’. There is yet another interpretation to the name of the city that associates to the three important Shiva temples in the city name, Vadakkunnathan temple, Irattachira Shiva temple, and Asokeswaram Siva temple and is believed that the name has been derived from Tri-
Top Attractions in Thrissur
Amusement Parks Aquarium Beach Bird Sanctuary Churches Dam Fishing Food Specials Fort and Palace Hill Station Monuments Museums Temples Waterfalls
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How to Reach
- By Air : The nearest airport from Thrissur is the Cochin airport, which is about 55km away from Thrissur.
- By Train : Thrissur is a major city and you can get train services available from different cities in Kerala.
- By Road : Thrissur is very well connected to all the major cities in the state of Kerala. There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Thrissur.