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Thrissur Zoo & Museum
1.11km from Vadakkunnathan Shiva Temple
One of the oldest zoos in the country, and is home to a wide variety of animals, reptiles, and birds. The zoo compound includes a natural history museum and an art museum that showcase the social and cultural heritage of the region.
47.06km from Vadakkunnathan Shiva Temple
Athirapally Falls are the most famous waterfalls in Kerala State of Southern India. Nicknamed as the Niagra of South India, the waterfall is situated at the Chalakudy River in the Thrissur District. It is 25 meters tall and over 100 meters wide. The fall is nicknamed ‘The Niagra of India’ because of the water thundering down in the entirety of its width during the peak monsoon season between June and October.
52.59km from Vadakkunnathan Shiva Temple
A cluster of small islands spread in backwaters and filled with paddy fields and fishing nets. The area is famous for fish farms and a kayak through the waters treats you with great views. This area is devoid of all the noice and hustle of Cochin city, one truely hidden gem which is very easily reachable for people in Cochin. The place is especiallly beautiful during sunrise and sunsets.
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Vadakkunnathan Shiva Temple
Near Thekkinkadu Maidan, Kuruppam, Anchuvilakku, Kuruppam, Thekkinkadu Maidan, Thrissur, Kerala 680001, India
Vadakkunnathan Temple is an ancient Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shiva here is popularly known as Vadakkunnathan, meaning "lord of the north" as he is believed to live in Kailas which is on the northern side of India. The temple is located in Thrissur City in Thrissur District of Kerala State in Southern India. The name Thrissur is derived from its old name ‘Thiru-Shiva-Peroor’ which translates to ‘the city of sacred Shiva’.