Thrissur Tourist Destinations

Thrissur is the cultural capital of Kerala. One of the main attractions in Thrissur is pooram. Read here to know more about the Thrissur tourist destinations, best timing and season and how to reach.

Thrissur, also known as Trichur, is one of the well – known districts in Kerala state. It is a revenue district of the state which is situated in the central part of Kerala. It was formed on 1 July 1949 with its headquarters in Thrissur city. There are many attractions in Thrissur. This district is also the cultural district of Kerala and is known as the land of Poorams. The name of this place is derived from the word Thiru – Shiva – perur which means the city with the name of Lord Shiva. It has its unique importance in the political history of South India. The Periyar, Chalakudy, Karuvannur, Kurumali and the Ponnani River are the major river systems in this district. It has a tropical humid climate with an oppressive hot season and seasonal rainfall. It is also a veritable treasure trove of history. This district is also known for the power loom industry and textile mills. Some of the well – known Thrissur tourist destinations are Peechi Dam, Chavakad Beach, Poomala dam, Chimmony Dam and a lot more.

How to Reach

The visitors can easily Thrissur district either by rail or air. It is well – connected to the other districts of the state.

By Air:
This district does not have its own airport. The nearest airport is the Cochin international airport which is almost 55 KM away from this place.

By Rail:
There are 10 railway stations in Thrissur district. Out of these, Chalakudi railway station and Guruvayoor junction are the major ones.

By Road:
This district is properly connected to the major roads of the state. The visitors can reach here from KSRTC bus stand.

Timings & Season

The best time for Thrissur tourism is the winter season i.e. from October to March. However, if the visitors wish to enjoy the Pooram festival then they should visit in April/ May.

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Destinations

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