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Vadakkunnathan Temple
Ranked #1 of 64 things to do in Thrissur
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Mumbai, India.
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Wow!”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

It is such a large & divine tempe. Its very well maintained. It looks so beautiful at night with all the lights and lamps lit. It provides the backdrop to the famous annual Thrissur Pooram.

Visited February 2013
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“Beautiful temple”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

At the centre of thrissur stands this low rise beautiful temple. The home of the thrissur puram temple. Sprawling place with well kept gardens. Typical of Kerala its out of bounds to non Hindus

Visited February 2013
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“Excellent and Peaceful Atmosphere to Calm Your Senses”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

Thrissur is my hometown and Vadakkunnathan Temple is one of the favorite temples of mine here. When I was in high school, as soon as the stress of academics caught upto me, I used to visit here, to take a nice 1 hour walk inside the peaceful atmosphere. It is architecturally beautiful and is situated right in the center of the city. This is also the place where the famous Pooram festival takes place each Spring.

A must see place in Thrissur.

Visited September 2012
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Chennai (Madras), India
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“Very traditional”
Reviewed December 17, 2012

The temple is vast and perfect for anyone looking for quiet place. Its very much located in the commercial hub. All the roads surrounding the temple is full of business establishment.

Visited December 2012
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Kozhikode, India
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“The best temple for visiting in Thrissur district...”
Reviewed December 14, 2012

The temple is situated in a compound called "Thekkinkaadu maithaani", in the centre of the town. Vehicles flow on all the 4 sides. But, once you get inside the temple, complete peace and calmness fill in you. You wont even feel the traffic outside. The best time to visit is around 5 pm. The temple is a very large one. Also, dont forget to write 'OHM HARISHREE GANAPATHAYE NAMAH' on a particular stone, which you will see on your way inside the temple. The temple is famous for the big annual festival known as Thissur Pooram.
For any details : http://www.vadakkumnathantemple.com/

Visited September 2012
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