Trichur Travel Guide Kelrala India

Usha Biswal Rout

26, Sep 2015 @ 12:21 AM
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About Trichur City : Trichur is also known as Thrissur or Trissur, which is located in Kerala, India which is spread over an area of 66.15 sq. kms. at sea level. The origin of the name Thrissur is Thiru-Shiva-Perur which means 'the city with the name of the sacred Shiva'. Formerly, this city was also called as Vrishabhadripuram and then as Kailasam. Tiruchirappalli is situated on the banks of the River Kaveri. It is 320 kms. from Madras.

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This city was a Chola citadel during the Sangam Age. The Pandyas and Pallavas Held Sway over this region for short Periods. The Nayaks of Madurai built the town and the historic Rock Fort, which played a vital role in the Carnatic wars in the 18th Century. Today Tiruchirappalli is a blend of history and tradition-a pilgrim center as well as a thriving commercial city.

Fairs & Festivals in Kerala : Mohini Alangaram, Vaikunta Ekadesi, Garuda Sevai, Flower Festival and Car Festival at Sriangam-December-January. The float festival at Teppakkulam -March-April. Samayapuram Mariamman Temple Poochorithal festival -April.

Travel Guide of Kerala : Best Season : Throughout the year Clothing : Tropical Languages : Tamil, English and Urdu. Tourist Office: No. 1 Williams Road, Cantonment, phone : 40136.

IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF Trichur Rail Enquiry phone : 131 Bus Enquiry: DCTC phone : 40425

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