Thrissur is a district situated in the central part of Kerala state. Thrissur district was formed in July 1, 1949. The head quarters of the district has the same name, Thrissur City. It is an important cultural centre, and is known as the "Cultural Capital of Kerala". It is famous for the Thrissur Pooram festival, the most colourful and spectacular temple festival of Kerala. It has a large number of well known temples around, including Guruvayur, Thriprayar, Kodungaloor and Irinjalakkuda.
Thrissure is known for its rich culture and traditions.It is famous for the Thrissur Pooram festival, the most colourful and spectacular temple festival of Kerala. It has a large number of well known temples around, including Guruvayur, Thriprayar, Kodungaloor and Irinjalakkuda.
The district has a tropical humid climate with an oppressive hot season and plentiful and seasonal rainfall. The hot season from March to May is followed by the South West Monsoon season from June to September. The period from December to February is the North East Monsoon season, although the rain stop by the end of December and the rest of the period is generally dry.
Air-The nearest airport is at Cochin, 78 km away.
Rail- Thrissur is linked to most major towns inside and outside Kerala.
Road-Motorable roads connect Thrissur to several important centres.
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