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Hindu Temples to explore in Thrissur

Thrissur

Thrissur is the cultural capital of Kerala situated in the central part of the state

Vadakkunnathan Shiva Temple
Vadakkunnathan Shiva TempleNear 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’.

Map of Hindu Temples to explore in Thrissur