Also known as the cultural capital of Kerala, Thrissur is a city, globally renowned for the popular and magnificent Pooram Festival. From ancient times, Thrissur with its cultural heritage and archaeological wealth has played a significant role in the political history of Kerala as well as South India.Thrissur as a cultural hub is home to the the prestigious Sahitya and Sangeetha Nataka Academies of Kerala. Apart from its significantly rich past, Thrissur has a vibrant and delightful present.
Many rulers and dynasties all the way from the Zamorins of Kozhikode, Tipu Sultan of Mysore to the Europeans including the Dutch and the British have had a great hand in moulding the destiny of this region. Raja Rama Varma popularly known as Sakthan Thampuran is the architect of the present Thrissur town.
The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport at Nedumbassery which is located 50 km from Thrissur city
Thrissur Railway Station is an major railway head in South India.
Thrissur is well connected to major cities in India
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