Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala, is renowned across the world for the annual Pooram festival. Pooram festival is the greatest gala on earth, celebrations everywhere for seven days, caparisoned elephants, pyrotechnics, grand feasts, either in April or May every year.

Thrissur City Guide

Thrissur is also the major financial and commercial hub of Kerala and home to many entrepreneurs.Thrissur is a place which houses everything a tourist looks for. The central attraction of Thrissur is the Vadakkunatha Temple where the reigning deity is Lord Shiva.

Besides other popular temples, Vadakkunathar Temple is the most significant one where the annual Pooram festival is celebrated in a very grand manner.There are Zoo, water falls, Snake Park and Art Museum and the ornate St.Lourdes Church, the prime attractions of Thrissur other than the temples.

Climatic Condition

Moderate climate prevails most of the year.

Best time to visit

Round the year. If you want to be a part of the Pooram Celebrations, April - May will be ideal.