Thrissur (Trichur) attractions

Museum in Thrissur (Trichur)

Archaeology Museum

The refurbished Archaeology Museum is housed in the wonderful 200-year-old Sakthan Thampuran Palace, built in Keralan-Dutch style. Its mix of artefacts includes 12th-century Keralan bronze sculptures and giant earth…
Hindu Temple in Thrissur (Trichur)

Vadakkunathan Kshetram Temple

Finished in classic Keralan architecture, one of the oldest Hindu temples in the state crowns the low hill at the heart of Thrissur. It's dedicated to Shiva and though its present form dates from the 16th to 17th ce…
Church in Thrissur (Trichur)

Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral

A small church was first built on the site of this massive cathedral, 1km east of the Round, in 1585. Beyond its attractive wood-carved doors, sky-reaching whitewashed exterior and 1933 front chapel, it also has an …
Church in Thrissur (Trichur)

Marth Mariam Church

Opening behind a baroque facade, the 1814 Marth Mariam Church forms the headquarters of India's Chaldean Syrian community; it's unique in its complete lack of pictorial representations of Jesus.
Church in Thrissur (Trichur)

Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours

Recognisable by its towering, pure-white spires and neo-Gothic splendour, this Catholic church was established in 1925. Its sweeping interior is said to be one of the largest in South India.