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Palayur Church

Palayur Church one of the ancient churches in Kerala, is one among the seven churches established by the Apostle, St. Thomas. It is at Chavakkad, 25 km from Thrissur along the Thrissur-Guruvayoor route. This Catholic Syrian church has a unique architectural style and is noted for its portrayal of St. Thomas’ illustrious life. The entrance of the church is decorated with 14 granite life-size statues of various scenes from the life of St. Thomas, and there is also a silver statue of the saint on the roof. 'Palayur Mahatheerthadanam', is the main pilgrimage to this church when devotees would walk all the way from Thrissur to Palayur church carrying wooden crosses. Muppittu Njayar, Thukharana Thirunal and Tharpana Thirunal are the other events celebrated by the devotees in this church.

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›› Chavakkad Beach
›› Nattika Beach
›› Vatanappally Beach
›› Anakkayam
›› Peechi Dam
›› Athirappilly
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