THRISSUR POORAM

Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur Pooram or Festival is called 'the pooram of all poorams'. It is the biggest of all poorams held in Kerala state and it's celebrated every year in the month Medam (mid-April to mid-May) as in Malayalam Calendar.

It is a 36 hours continuous pooram attracting a huge mass of people from different places including international tourists. The two dewasoms – Thiruvampadi and Paramekkavu are the two temples are the major temples to make the festival a remarkable one. There will be 50 or more elephants richly decorated with nettippattam(decorative golden headdress) and panchavadhyam melam, participating more than 200 artists, consists of Thimila, Madhalam, Trumpet, Cymbal and Edakka.

Place to see

Museum and Zoo in Thrissur

Thrissur Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in Kerala. The zoo compound includes a natural history museum and an art museum that showcase the socio-cultural heritage of the region.

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Cherai Beach

Cherai Beach is located at a distance 25 km from Kochi. It is an ideal destination for swimming and sunbathing. Cherai Beach is considered as one of the most beautiful beaches in Kerala.

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