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Often regarded as the spiritual and cultural capital of Kerala, Thrissur (previously known as Trichur) is located in the central region of the state. And it is not without reason that Thrissur is
called the cultural hub of the God’s Own Country. Thrissur is home to Kerala Sangeetha
Nadaka Academy, Kerala Lalita Kala Akademi and Kerala Sahitya Academy.
Thrissur is also famous for its Thrissur Pooram festival, the most colourful
and spectacular temple festival in Kerala. Thrissur is located about 290 km from
the state capital Thiruvananthapuram and 80 km away from the port city of