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South India Travel --› Kerala Cities --› Thrissur City

Thrissur City Tour

Thrissur City Travel PackagesThrissur, with its rich history, cultural heritage and archaeological wealth is called the cultural capital of Kerala. From ancient times, this district has played a significant role in the political history of South India.

Many rulers and dynasties beginning with the Zamorins of Kozhikode, Tipu Sultan of Mysore and Europeans inluding the Dutch and the British have had a hand in moulding the destiny of this region.

Raja Rama Varma popularly known as Sakthan Thampuran was the architect of the present Thrissur town. Today Thrissur is world famous for its Pooram festival. A cultural centre, the Kerala Kala Mandalam, the Kerala Sahitya Academy and Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy are located here.


How To Reach:

Air:
Nearest international airport: Nedumbassery (58 km)

Rail:
Thrissur is an important railhead of the Southern Railways.

Road:
The KSRTC bus station, near the railway station operates long distance and inter-State services Ph: 2421150 Sakthan Thampuran bus stand is 1 km away from town The north bus stand is in the heart of the town.