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Vadakkumnathan Temple:

One of the oldest temples in the state, the Vadakkumnathan Temple is a classical example of the Kerala style of architecture and has many decorative murals and works of art. This is the venue of the world famous Pooram festival, celebrated annually in April- May. The fireworks at the Pooram are a spectacular sight. Non-Hindus are not allowed inside the temple. (Open: 04.00 - 10.30 am & 05.00- 08.30)

Arattupuzha:

The Pooram Festival at the village temple in March/April features a ceremonial pageant of over 60 tuskers carrying the images of the deities of 23 neighbouring temples. Arattupuzha temple is open 05:00 - 09:30 am & 05:00 - 07:00 pm.

Sree Krishna Temple:

Shree Krishna Temple, located at Guruvayur is one of the widely visited Hindu shrines in south India. Only Hindus are permitted inside the shrine. The temple is just 29 kms west of Thrissur town.

Mummiyur Temple:

Just one km away from Guruvayur is a temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple’s view is excellent with its wall paintings and exquisite sculptures.

Guruvayoor:

29 kms west of thrissur, guruvayoor is one of the most sacred and important pilgrim centres of kerala. Its main attraction is the sree krishna temple. This historic temple is shrouded in mystery. According to belief, the temple is the creation of guru, the preceptor of the goods, and vayu, the god of winds. The eastern nada is the main entrance to the shrine. In the chuttambalam (outer enclosure) is the tall 33.5 m high gold plated dwajasthambam (flag post). There is also a 7 m high dipastambham (pillar of lamps), whose thirteen circular receptacles provide a truly gorgeous spectacle when lit. The square sreekovil is the sacred sanctum Sanctorum of the temple, housing the main deity. Within the temple there Are also the images of ganapathy, lord ayyappa.

Thriprayar Temple:

Thriprayar Temple, located south of Thrissur is one of the important temples dedicated to Lord Rama.

The exquisite wood carvings, sculptures and Mural Paintings are an interesting sight. The temple festival is held in November / December and includes a parade of 17 elephants.

During the Onam festival in the months of August / September, there is a snake boat race. There are regular buses to Thriprayar from the Shakthan Thamburan bus stand.


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