Thrissur thefourth largest city in Kerala is located in its exact geographic center.It is known as the cultural capital of Kerala, with a large number of temples, churches and other cultural institutions. The city is most popular for its temple festivals, particularly the annual Thrissur Pooram known as festival of festivals.
Thrissur is well connected to other parts of Kerala and also to the rest of India via air, rail and road. Cochin International airport is only 58 km from Thrissur. Thrissur has a major railway station and bus stand that connects the city to Kerala and rest of India. Thrissur is a compact city and easy to get around using autorikshaw, local cabs or the city bus service
Thrissur has been a site of human habitation since the stone ages as evidenced from megalithic sites such Ramavarmapuram and Kuttor. During middle ages, Thrissur was a thriving economic center with trade relations with kingdoms to its east and the wider world across the Arabian Sea.
Thrissur has plenty of attractions to keep the entire family happy. The most important attraction of Thrissur is the 1,000 year of Vadakumanathan Temple and the Athirappilly Falls a little outside the city center