Things To Do in Thrissur

Activity in Thrissur

Thrissur is known as Cultural Capital Of Kerala . Thrissur is dotted with numerous of temples, churches, cultural institutions, art centers, museums etc. The city is most popular for its temple festivals, particularly the annual Thrissur Pooram known as festival of festivals. Come closer to the unique and diverse cultural beauty of this land in Thrissur ,here You will find numerous pilgrimage centers , temples and various festivals to see. Thrissur is also well known as one of the best shopping centers in Kerala for silks and gold ornaments.

List of Top Things to Do in Thrissur Kerala

Festivals and Temples

  • Thrissur Pooram festival– The Pooram of all Poorams, is the most spectacular festival of this cultural capital celebrated at Vadakkumnathan Temple every year during April-May. Though non-Hindus are not allowed inside the temple, Kerala’s grandest temple pageantry, which includes colorful processions of caparisoned elephants and a midnight fireworks display, parasol exchanges, drum concerts can be witnessed from the crowded streets of Thrissur City.
  • Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple is a Famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, located in the town of Guruvayur in Thrisur.


  • Trekking– Located at the outskirts of Thrissur there are beautiful waterfalls located with beautiful surrounding and great place for trekking and adventure.
  • Athirappilly Falls is one of the largest waterfall in Kerala and most majestic one close to dense forests and a part of the Chalakudy river. Go for a great trekking experience fot this waterfall.


  • You can go for relaxing and swimming and watersports too in Chavakkad Beach located about 23 Km from Thrissur City.

Cultural Sites

  • Kerala Kamandalam– Must visit place of Thrissur City. It will give you the glimpse of rich culture of this city. It encourage the study of the ancient arts of Kerala such as Kathakali and Mohiniyattom.

Visit Elelpahnt Sanctuary or Zoo

  • Anakotta – Guruvayoor Elephant Sanctuary– It is a place of Elephants of various sizes and Physical strength ,different nature. Place is spread over 10 acres land and there area bout 70 elephants kept here.
  • Thrissur Zoo– It is famous place for Children’s and Students. There you can see many animal Species here. There is a special building which houses snakes.

Athirappilly Waterfall

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