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Churches in Thrissur

The churches in Thrissur rank high among the famous churches in Kerala. An ideal destination while on a Kerala Tour, Thrissur is a town built around a hillock top. Known as the cultural capital of Kerala, Thrissur gained prominence under the reign of Raja Rama Varma in 1790 AD.

Popularly called Trichur, Thrissur is home to several museums, art schools and institutes that manifest the rich cultural traditions of Kerala. The biggest crowd puller of Thrissur is the Pooram Festival, grandly celebrated during the month of April or May.

While exploring the several tourist attractions of Kerala, you have to be at the churches in Thrissur. The churches in Thrissur are considered among the most visited religious places in Kerala. These exquisitely decorated churches with gorgeous interiors and exteriors are steeped in history and stand witness to many a historical event.

You can visit tourist destinations like the historic Vadakkumnathan Temple, Arattupuzha Temple, Archaeological Museum, Vilangankunnu hillock, or sail on the picturesque Peechi Dam while in Thrissur, but the true essence of this cultural city lies in its majestic churches. These historic churches in Thrissur are all built in an impressive style and exude a mesmerizing charm. Each of these colossal churches manifests the architectural magnificence of Thrissur in ancient times and is a symbol of the colonial era.

Make your tour to Thrissur a memorable one by paying a visit to the churches in Thrissur. Following are some of the prime churches in Thrissur that are worth a visit -

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral
  • Puttanpalli (New) Church
  • Chaldean (Nestorian) Church