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Guruvayoor temple
Guruvayoor temple is dedicated to lord Krishna, situated in the Guruvayoor city in kerala. It is a famous hindu pilgrim spot in kerala, often referred to as Bhuloka Vaikunta.
Compulsory dress codes are there to enter the Guruvayoor temple. Men should wear the traditional wear Mundu, without covering their chest. Women are supposed to enter by wearing sarees.

Mammiyoor Temple

Mammiyoor Temple is located in Guruvayoor. The temple is dedicated to lord Siva. It is one of the famous siva temples in kerala. The entry is restricted to Hindus.

Thiruvenkitachalapathy Temple

Thiruvenkitachalapathy Temple is just about 1 km away from the guruvayoor temple. The temple is dedicated to lord Balaji.



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Athirappaly and Vazhachal are two beautiful waterfalls in thirssur district . Athirappaly water falls is about 63 km away from thrissur town . This is a popular picnic spot  and it is a part of sholayar ranges .  Athirappaly is one of the biggest water falls in India , the water is falls from a height of 80 ft.

Vazhachal is located near to athirappally , about 3 km from athirappally.

Getting there

Athirappaly and vazhachal are well connected by road network

Nearest railway station is at chlakudy about 30 km away . Nearest airport is at nedumbasseri about 58 km away from thrissur.

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The annual festival of ollur church celebrated on October 23, 24 and 25 .Thousands of devotees take part in the festival procession. Pilgrims from all over the kerala coming here to take part in the festival . The perunnal ( festival ) began with hoisting of flag , before nine days .

The history says that , the ollur church was  constructed in 18 th century . the  church is very much famous for its wooden carvings.  it is dedicated to saint Raphel . the major ritual in the annual festival is kooduthurakkal. That is the statue of  Saint Raphel  take outside for public veneration.

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Cheruthuruthi is very much popular among tourists, because the world famous kathakali ( a dance form in kerala ) training centre “ KERLA  KALAMANDALAM” is located here.  It  is a part of thrissur district, and it is located exactly 32 km north of  Trichur.  Kerala kalamandalam is a pioneer classical art training centre , giving training in kathakali, mohiniattam,  ottam thullal etc. Hundreds of art fascinated youngsters , including foreigners  are taking training here. The founder of kerala kalamandalom is  Vallathol Narayana  menon , a famous poet in Malayalam.

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Peechi dam is a beautiful dam in thrissur ( trichur ) district  , in kerala. It is about 20 km away from thrissur town . This dam is built for satisfying the need of  irrigation . it also serves as a water source  for  thrissur city.  It is built across the river Manali . it covers an area of 3200 acres. It is also a part of Peechi wildlife sanctuary.



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