Thrissur or Trichur is a city situated in the central part of Kerala and is also colloquially referred as the cultural capital of the state. There are many temples museums, churches, art centres etc. sprawling in the city and Thrissur is also popular for hosting bevy of festivals. It is one of the oldest city in the state and if legendry tales are to be believed, the city was contrived by Lord Parasurama. One can easily reach the city by air, road and train.
Some of the tourist attractions of the place are Shakthan Thampuran Palace, Archeological & Art Museum, Appan Thampuran Smarakam, Basilica of Our Lady of Dolores, Vilangan Kunnu, Anakotta - Guruvayoor Elephant Sanctuary, Athirappilly Falls, Peechi Dam etc. One can easily find a comfortable accommodation to stay in the city as there are many hotels slumped here. One can also enjoy delectable cuisines and beverages while in the city in various popular eateries.
101.43 km2 (39.16 sq mi)
|Best Time to Visit||:||September to March.|
|Climate||:||It experiences tropical humid climate. But is cool and pleasant in the High Ranges and the Cardamom Hills.|
|Main Languages||:||Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi and English.|
According to 2011 Indian Census, the population of the city is 315,596
|Temperature||:||Summer - Max : 35. Min : 22.5
Winter - Max : 32.3. Min : 20.