Full of greenery and scenery, Panjal is known for the Athirathram yaga which was held in 1975, 1990 and 2013. Panjal Ayyappan Kavu Uthram Vela is the famous festival in this village with five to fifteen elephants participating in this vela followed by vedikettu (fireworks). Maha Kiratha Rudra Yajnam at Thottathil mana Vettekkaran temple is also very famous and is noted for the twelve thousand coconut breaking known as ‘Panteerayiram’. Panjal is also famous as a shooting location for films and tele serials. There are many ancient Manas also here, including the famous Nellikkattu Mamunnu Mana.


  • 42 km from Thrissur
  • 15 km from Shoranur via Cheruthuruthi