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Major Places to Visit in Thrissur

Vadakkumnathan Temple

The Vadakkumnathan temple is renowned for its murals paintings and carvings. The central shrines and Koothambalam shows perfect example of design and sculpture in wood. Myth shows that Parasurama constructed this temple. The vast area in and around the temple is the location of 'Thrissur Pooram', the superb temple spectacle in Kerala. in Medam April - May which attracts lakhs of people. But the pooram is celebrated by mainly other two temples and the diety, the Vadakkunnathan is not taking part in the festival or in the Procession. The main attraction of the pooram is the Elanjitharamelam,and Kudamattom.

Thrissur Zoo

Thrissur Zoo is undoubtedly one of the major travel attractions in Thrissur. Spread over an extensive spread of 13.5 acres of land area, the zoological garden in Thrissur is home to a wide variety of animals, reptiles and birds. The species also include some of the rare and endangered varieties.The avi-faunal varieties range from pink flamingos, mithun of the north-eastern hills, lion-tailed macaque and an assortment of many other species in myriad hues.

Thrissur ZooShakthan Thampuran Palace Palace

The Palace of Shakthan Thampuran located in the district of Thrissur is a landmark in the annals of the Perumpadappu Swaroopam, the former ruling dynasty of Kochi. The palace located in the heart of Thrissur town is a major attraction, especially for those with a special interest on rulers and dynasties. At the Shakthan Thampuran Palace, one can come across and understand several interesting and remarkable aspects of the erstwhile rulers of Kochi.
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