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Officially known as the cultural capital of Kerala, Thrissur is famous for fostering classical Keralan performing arts, religious sites and the renowned Onam festival, Thrissur Pooram festival and Vadakkumnathan Temple.
Thrissur which has also been known as Trichur is from where Kerala gets a fair share of its festive glitter and dynamic and sound instances of classical arts. Thrissur is sure to cast a spell on you with its colourful chants ringing with a rich Keralan culture. The festivals celebrated here are the major attraction for tourists and a visit to Thrissur is incomplete without witnessing these. Other tourist spots in Thrissur include the Vadakkumnathan Kshetram Temple, Tomb of Shakthan Thampuran, Archaeology Museum, Athirapally Falls, Heritage Garden and many more.
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- Beware ofÃ¥ÃŠPick pocketing. Certain areas near the bus terminal and railway stations may not be a good place for women moving around alone in the nights.
Pleasant weather throughout the year. Well connected to other cities. Great cuisine.
Very crowded, traffic is a major issue.
Thrissur is perfect for people interested in religious tourism and shopping. It can also be visited by people looking for a place to relax amidst nature. Ideal for family vacations and solo trips.