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Vadakkunnathan Temple

Thrissur Vadakkumnathan Temple

Vadakkunnathan temple, one of the oldest temples in the state, is the central attraction of the city. The temple is a classical example of Kerala style architecture and has many decorative murals and pieces of art. Thekkinkadu Maidan (ground) surrounding the temple is the venue of the world famous Pooram festival celebrated annually in April -May every year. Non-Hindus are not permitted inside the temple premises except during the Pooram festival. In addition to its religious function, the temple used to be a center for extensive administration with legal and tax raising powers. The temple is also known as 'Rishabhari' or 'Thenkailasam' ( the Kailash of the south). It is open from 4.00 am to 10.30 am and 5.00 pm to 8.30 pm.


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