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GURUVAYOOR TEMPLE - 7km

Guruvayur temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Krishna, located in the town of Guruvayur. Its scenic beauty and serenity are breath taking. Guruvayoorappan is the chief diety here – The God which hears the prayers of its pilgrims. Guruvayoorappan is adorned with the holy tulasi (Basil) garland, and pearl necklace the Lord here appears in all radiance to bless the devotees.

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VILANGANKUNNU - 15km

Vilangankunnu is a situate d in 7km away from Thrissur. This hillock has been converted by the Tourism Department as an amusement park. This is a beautiful hill which is a good picnic spot. The children’s Park on this beautiful hillside picnic spot offers amusement riders, where children can relax and play. Many people came here to enjoy the beauty of sunset.

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THE ELEPHANT CAMP - 9km

Punnathurkotta was once the palace of a local ruler, but the palace grounds are now used to house the elephants belonging to the Guruvayoor temple, and has been renamed Anakkotta  (Elephant Fort). The elephants are ritual offerings made by the devotees of Lord Guruvayoorappa.

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CHETTUVA BACKWATERS - 2km

Chettuva Backwater  is located in between Engandiyur Panchayat and Kadappuram Panchayat. The place is blessed with mangrove islands, Chinese fishing nets, migratory birds, estuary and a fort. The backwaters start at Enamakkal lake and empties to Arabian sea.

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ZOO AND MUSEUM - 18km

State Museum & Zoo, Thrissur is a 13.5-acre zoo that opened in 1885 in the heart of Thrissur City.  It is one of the oldest zoos in the country, and is home to the wide variety of animals, reptiles, and birds. 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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PUTHANPALLI - 18km

Basilica of Our Lady of is claimed to be the biggest and tallest church in Asia, situated in the heart of the city of Thrissur. It is famous for its Gothic style architecture with an area of 25,000 square feet, it has soaring belfries at the entrance, double storeved aisles all long he nave and transepts. Its exuberant interior decorations include fine specimens of murals, images of saints and scenes from the scriptures.

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SNEHATHEERAM BEACH - 7km

Thalikulam Snehatheeram Beach is a perfect picnic spot to spend the day or evening. Visitors can enjoy the sandy shore, the beach park and lovely sunsets. There is children’s park located near to the beach with all facilities. An aquarium with large collection of marine species, a well maintained garden and tiled walkway attract tourists to this beach.

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TRIPRAYAR SREE RAMA SWAMI TEMPLE - 10km

Shree Rama Temple is Hindu temple situated in Triprayar in Thrissur district of Kerala state in India. The deity is Shree Rama and with four arms with bearing a conch, a disc, a bow and a garland. The temple is situated on the bank of river Theevra. The Temple deity is the presiding deity of Arattupuzha Pooram.

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PEECHI DAM - 30km

Peechi Dam, 23 km from Thrissur is the main irrigation project of the city, What started as an irrigation project has now burgeoned into a popular picnic spot ,which offers boating facilities at the reservoir. The dam is built across the Manali River and is endowed with an immense catchment area that stretches across an expanse of nearly 3200 acres.

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SAKTHANTHAMPURAN PALACE - 15km

Thrissur town is well known for its historical interest Shaktharan Thampuran Palace is one of the historic, cultural, architectural important palace of the erstwhile Mahraja of Cochin has been converted into a heritage museum. This palace is a blend of traditional Kerala and Dutch architectural style.