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Thrissur Travel Guide

State Kerala

Thrissur Travel Guide

Thrissur is the cultural city in the Indian state of Kerala. Thrissur City is built around the hillock Thekkinkadu Maidan which seats the Vadakkumnathan temple (Shiva Temple). It is the 5th most populous city in Kerala and 2nd largest corporation in the region. Thrissur is also known as spiritual as well commercial capital of Kerala because of its inclination to history and mythology. It is ensconced with Kerala Sahitya Kala Academy, Kerala Lalita Academy and Kerala Nadaka Academy. This city also hosts Pooram Festival which is the most spectacular and grand festivals of all. Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple, Vadakkumnathan temple, Paramekkavu temple and the 2000 year old church ‘Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours’ are amongst the well known and most visited sanctums in the region. Christianity, Islam, and Judaism find their presence since ages.

Besides this, Thrissur is survived by small and big industries, and commercial farm culture. The rich entrepreneurs have spread their roots in this beautiful city. Today commercial trade largely flourishes in Thrissur and provides employment to millions of locale residents. The Thrissur City is also a major hub for shoppers interested in buying silk and gold items. Major part of the city is covered with Achaean rocks and is little prone to the seismic activity.

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