The once a capital of the kingdom of Cochin, Thrissur is adorably called the cultural capital of Kerala. It is the rich and diverse traditional values, religious faiths and beliefs, heart warming ambience, colourful festivities and the plethora of tourist places in Thrissur that makes the city a delight for the visitors.
In addition of being the abode of some of the sacred Hindu temples, the city also boasts of Thrissur Pooram, a yearly festival. Known to be among the most spectacular and grandly celebrated festivals, it is held during the months of April/May.
Adding to the list of tourist places in Thrissur, there are the royal Shaktham Thampuran and Kollengode palaces, Thekkinkadu Maidan, Vilangan Hills, the wetlands and several zoos and museums. The city also boasts of its festivals like ViBGRYOR Film Festival, Thrissur Pooram Exhibition, International Film Festival and plenty of others.