Thrissur Vadakkunnathan Temple

Vadakkunnathan Temple is one of the oldest temples in the state. The temple believed to have constructed by 'Parasuraman' is famous for architectural beauty. The world famous Thrissur Pooram is conducted in front of this temple during the month of April-May. The fireworks at the pooram are a spectacular sight. Non hindus are not allowed entry into the temple. No visitor to Trichur can miss the Vadakkunnathan temple, "one of the most unique, ancient and important" of the sacred shrines of Kerala. The vast maidan around the temple is called Tekkinkadu or forest of teak woods and Trichur town literally revolves round the temple.

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