THRISSUR

The district of Thrissur is renowned worldwide for the magnificent festival of Pooram. It is also a center for learning some pf the exquisite performing arts of Kerala as well as ancient Indian knowledge systems like Ayurveda, Thrissur has some of the popular pilgrim center.

History

History of Thrissur has played a prominent role in carving the district as it is today. It derived its name from “Thiru-Shiva-Perur” which when translated means “The City of Sacred Siva”. The region is built around a hillock, crowned by famous Vadakkunathan (Siva) temple which is believed to be founded by the legend Parasurama, who is said to have reclaimed Kerala from the sea by throwing an axe.

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Things to See & Do

History of Thrissur has played a prominent role

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How to Reach Thrissur

BY ROAD

Nearest Bus Station The KSRTC bus station in the center of the town operates long distance and inter-state services. Ph: +91 487 2421150,
website: www.keralartc.com

BY TRAIN

Nearest Railway Station Thrissur Railway Station which is in the heart of the city. All major trains halt at Thrissur Railway Station. Ph: +91 487 2423150,
website: www.indianrail.gov.in

BY AIRLINE

Nearest Airport Nedumbassery International Airport, 58 kms from Thrissur. Ph: +91 484 2610115,
website: www.cial.aero

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