Guruvayur is a holy place 32kms away from Thrissur. Thrissur is a good base for the pilgrimage. Guruvayur is one of India's important pilgrimage centers and is also known as Dwaraka of the South. The Sree Krishna Swamy Temple was constructed before 16th century. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. The idol of the temple is said to have been worshipped by Lord Brahma himself at Dwaraka. The temple is known for its healing powers. Thousands of pilgrims go on a pilgrimage to this holy place to offer prayers. With Thrissur as the base of the pilgrimage, tourists stay at hotels and lodges of Thrissur. There are number of good hotels and resorts in Thrissur with modern amenities. Hotel Sundaram Guest House, Thrissur is one of the hotels with excellent accommodation.Puli-Kali Another attraction for the tourists of Thrissur City is the "Puli Kali". Puli means tiger while Kali means play. It is a procession held on the fourth day of Onam celebrations. Clubs from all over the city take part in the procession in the make up of a tiger. It attracts thousands of tourists to the city.