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Tirur Tourism | How to Plan a Trip to Tirur

  • Kerala Travel Guide
Tirur At a Glance
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Tirur Travel Guide

Tirur in Kerala is a countryside town filled with lush green plain and is a major trading center for fish and betel. The place is the birthplace of the poet Thunchath Ezhuthachan, known as the "Father of Modern Malayalam" for his Malayalam recomposition of the Sanskrit epic Ramayana.

Further, the place has a lot of history involved as it was among the locations chosen by the British to lay the first railroads in Kerala. The infamous Moplah rebellion of Malabar which led to the death of over 70 political prisoners due to negligence by the British happened here. The place has a monument with a mounted scroll containing the names of the victims of the tragedy.

How to reach Tirur

Calicut International Airport (also called Karipur International Airport), located in Kozhikode, is about 30 km away. If you are taking the rail route, you can drop at Tirur station.