Places of attraction
Ayurveda in Kerala
Ayurveda is the science of life and longevity. It is the oldest healthcare system. The largest number of Ayurveda colleges and the largest number of practitioners in comparison to any place in the world has led to a tradition of Ayurveda research in a scientific manner in Kerala. Kerala is the only State in India which practices this system of medicine with absolute dedication. Ayurveda is a part and parcel of every aspect of life in Kerala
About the City
Known as cultural capital of Kerala, is noted for its rich history, cultural heritage and archaeological wealth. Thrissur pooram, a two century old festival celebrated with all splendors is the greatest attraction of Thrissur. The Guruvayoor Temple and the St. Thomas Church at Kodungalloor gives a religious recognition to Thrissur. Here are a few places to visit in Thrissur.
Athirapally waterfall is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in our country. It also houses the Vazhachal and the Charpa waterfalls. The forests here are glorified for its lucid wildlife. The destination lies within 35 kms of the venue.
Sri Vadakkumnathan temple is a legacy in architecture and stands in the heart of Thrissur. his centuries-old temple which is a classic example of Kerala’s rich cultural heritage has sent flutters in the international circuit by clinching the ‘Award of Excellence’ last year at the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation for taking great strides in protecting its legacy in architecture. And now it stands tall, restored to its old glory.
Divine Retreat Centre
Divine Retreat Centre is the largest Catholic Retreat Centre in the world. Retreats are held in numerous languages including English, Hindi, Konkani, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. Pilgrims from all over the world visit this retreat centre every year.