Welcome to Thrissur

About Thrissur

Thrissur has another name which is Trichur and is also called as the cultural capital of Kerala. This city home for many temples, churches, architectural wonders, cultural centers and various cultural festivals. The festivals celebrated here are the significant fascination for travellers and a visit to Thrissur is fragmented without seeing these.

History

Thrissur got its name from the word “Tiru-Shiva-Peru” which actually implies “the big town of Lord Shiva”. This city is well known for Kerala classical arts, Thrissur Pooram festival and Onam festival. It is the 4th largest city in Kerala. It is home for about 10% of Kerala’s population.

How to Reach

By Road

Thrissur has broad network of roads by NH17, NH47, NH66 and NH544 which are connected to major cities of India like Trivandrum, Mangalore, Bangalore, Chennai, Madurai, Kannur and Kozhikode.

By Train

Thrissur Railway Station is one of the largest and busiest station in South India. It is well connected to the major cities like Cochin, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Mangalore, Hyderabad etc. This station is easily accessible via KSRTC buses and taxies.

By Air

Cochin International Airport is 59km far to Thrissur, which is connected with all the major Indian cities via domestic flights and other countries by international flights.

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