Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Krishna (an avatar of the god Vishnu), located...
Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Krishna (an avatar of the god Vishnu), located in the town of Guruvayoor in Kerala, India. It is one of the most important places of worship for Hindus of Kerala and is often referred to as "Bhuloka Vaikunta" which translates to the "Holy Abode of Vishnu on Earth". It is estimated that thirty million pilgrims visit this temple every year.
St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Palayur is located at Palayur (also spelt Palayoor) ...
St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Palayoor
St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Palayur is located at Palayur (also spelt Palayoor), in Thrissur district in Kerala on the west coast of India. According to tradition, it was established in 52 AD by St Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. It is the oldest church in India and is called an Apostolic Church credited to the Apostolate of St. Thomas who preached and also started conversion of people to Christianity here. It was part of the seven churches that he established in India; the other six churches were established at Cranganore, Kokkamangalam, Kottakkavu, Kollam, Niranam, and Chayal (Nilackal). The original small Church structure has been retained at the oldest site. But substantial improvements around it were carried out during the 17th century by Reverend Fenichi, as necessary, without sacrificing the main sanctity of the place.
Chavakkad Beach is beach in Chavakkad Municipality of Thrissur District in Kerala State. It lies on...
Chavakkad Beach is beach in Chavakkad Municipality of Thrissur District in Kerala State. It lies on the coast of Arabian Sea and attracts domestic tourists and local people. The beach is situated 5 Kilometers from Guruvayoor Temple Sri Krishna Temple. In this beach, the river meets the sea known as estuary. The meeting point is known as Azhimokam in Malayalam. It is counted amongst Kerala’s most popular beaches because the beach is unexplored by domestic tourists
The "kudakkallu" is a kind of megalithic monument found in the state. The "kudakallus" are burial sites in which...
Kudakkallu (umbrella stones)
The "kudakkallu" is a kind of megalithic monument found in the state. The "kudakallus" are burial sites in which the corpse is buried and curvilinear blocks are installed on the ground with a hollow space in between. An umbrella-shaped block is kept atop. In the case of "thoppikallu" (hood stone), the umbrella-shaped rock is placed on the ground. The "kudakallu" and "thopikallu" monuments are found at Chowannur, Kandanassery, Porkulam, Eyyal, Kattakampal and Ariyannur in Thrissur district. The "kudakkallu" is mostly found in regions that fall under the erstwhile Kochi kingdom. Ariyannur (Arikanniyur) kudakallu is 2km east to the Club.
Muniyara or Munimada is a megalithic monument found in the midland and coastal areas of Kerala. The caves found in Kandanassery, Kattakampal and Eyyal in Thrissur district. The caves date back to 2 or 3 BC. Historians have proved that many of such caves found in South India were the housings of Buddha and Jain monks. The laterite caves and clay pots found at Jericho Valley and Ariyannoor in the state have striking similarities.