Have a mindful go to the peak attractions of Kerala along with our expert assistance that can carve your minds with packed adventure and worthy sightseeing’s.
Cheruthuruthy, a land where culture coincides with harmonic ambient, an exquisite offering from the cultural capital of gods own country. Like a fairy tale to the moonlight emotions, it lies with an affectionate touch to the varied culture that roots the origin. World seems a bit jealous to what it possess inherently way back to the ancestors of the land with the at most tranquil beauty. Even a naked eye could feel the inner essence of life and heritage which is portrayed with the paths it has been surrounded by. To be in there makes one diverted with the everlasting thoughts that it provokes to the inner conscious of our minds with a mystic behaviour
Pioneer Church Of kerala
St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church situated in Palayur, way back to the 52 AD by St. Thomas marks the oldest church in kerala, second to Kottakavu Mar Thoma Church of Paravur. St Thomas preached and introduced Christianity to the people over here, and the church was so called as Apostolic church-one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. It reflected a Hindu architectural style with a Persian decoration in its built way back to the temple which was once here and abandoned. Centuries after it took many reformations to the build and later was destroyed during Tipu Sultan invasion. What we can witness now is the rebuilt structure where one could see and explore the way centuries had the impact on the ancient church of India.
The Vallathol house of Kerala’s modern poet Vallathol Narayana Menon at the Cheruthuruthy village , under the care of Kerala Kalamandalam has been converted into Vallathol Museum which exhibits among others the precious manuscripts, photographs of Vallathol with luminaries from all over the world, the audio-version of his select poems. This cultural pilgrim centre offers visitors unique presentations of various art forms of Kerala through a programme called ‘A Day with the Masters’.
The Art Gallery
An art gallery established for displaying everything about performing arts. Countless exhibits of statues that are Kathakali characters are created in fibre by artist Namboodiri. The outer walls have mural paintings of impeccable beauty. Majestic costumes of all art forms are at display in here. The gallery displays countless mementos Kalamandalam received for the Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Koodiyattam and recitals held in the international dance, drama and music festivals around the globe.
Banyan Tree Ground
The quintessential element of village life. It is the place where locals gather to spend their leisure time, evenings to be precise. The circular seating around the banyan tree is the social media platform of countryside people. A place they gather to meet friends old and new. These gatherings has the DNA of the region. It is the best place for any traveller to learn about the region, its history, its culture, its present, anything and everything about the region is talked about in here. Do not miss them in your to do list when you are here
Built in 1902 is one of the oldest traditional aristocratic Namboothiri Illam (family houses) in Kerala by Varikkassery Ravi Namboothirippad, whose family history records dates back to 1000 years. The Mana is an exemplar of Kerala’s traditional architecture brilliance. The ‘Naalukettu’ model complex is the perfect example of Kerala’s quadrangle design and is built with ‘Chenkalu’, a locally available red stone. Wood is another major material used in its construction.
Built iThrissur Pooram and Temples
Thrissur Pooram is a stunningly ceremonious temple festival, revered to be the largest temple festival of Kerala. Certainly a whale of a festival with captivating intense moments that gathers people from around the world. Following the regional calendar it falls the month of March or April. Ten temples of the region come together at the famous Vadakkunnathan Temple create a festival that has become the mother of all temple festivals.
Punnathoor Kotta, a yesteryear castle of a local ruler is now a house for elephants of the Guruvayoor temple. Now known as ‘Anakotta’, elephant fort. Around 50 elephants are housed in here. The 11.5 acres of foliage and pristine beauty is your ground to see the mighty tuskers at close quarters. You could see baby elephants bathing and playing by splashing water on each other. The grown up elephants are trained for various purposes including religious ceremonies. A bit of caution is however recommended. Stay alert to the mahout and the surroundings. Do not try to feed or disrespect the tusker.
The Guruvayoor Sri Krishna temple is referred to as the Holy abode of Lord Vishnu on earth. The preceding deity of the temple is Guruvayoorappan – An avatar of Lord Vishnu. The temple documents states that the temple was established in 16th century, however mythology claims this place to be 5000 years old. This Dwaraka of the south is a major south Indian Temple for Hindus worldwide. Krishna Janmashtami is the major festival of Guruvayoor Temple. The Guruvayoor Temple adheres to strict dress code. Men are to wear Mundu while women are to wear Saree or traditional Kerala attire.
Vazhani dam is one of the biggest clay dams in Kerala extending up to 792.48 metres. The reservoir is a huge source of water for irrigation and drinking purposes. This earth dam was completed in 1962. The backdrop of the dam is the Machad- Vazhani Mountains, beautiful view to behold. The reservoir banks happens to be the Peechi-Vazhani wildlife sanctuary.
Thrissur Museum & Zoo
Established in 1885, Thrissur Museum and zoo, is spread over 13 acres of land in the heart of the city. It is the perfect spot for educational tours, as the museum and zoo combines to give deep insights on various subjects. You can have a go around and gaze with a 45 minute travel from our destination.
Thumboormuzhi Dam and Garden
Thumboormuzhi dam, the hanging bridge and the butter-y garden has always been a place of alluring beauty. Thumboormuzhi is a check dam constructed for irrigation purposes. The two canals of the dam is the principle source of water for people of the nearby villages. The hanging bridge from here connects you to Ezhattumugham nature village. The Butter-y garden is the major attraction of the dam. With nearly 148 species of butterflies, the garden offers mesmerising sights of these tiny winged creatures in various shapes, sizes and colours.
Peechi dam in Thrissur, built in 1958, across Manali River is one of the oldest concrete gravity dam in Kerala. The dam covers scenic vistas and continues to be a favourite picnic spot of tourists since its inception as a part of irrigation project. It covers nearly 3200 acres of land. Since the reservoir has its banks on the Peechi – Vazhani wildlife sanctuary, wild elephants can be seen quenching their thirst. Boating within the reservoir is another attraction at the Dam.
Athirapally waterfalls which is just 1 hr. 45 minutes away from our beautiful resort is an amazing attraction for nature lovers, which they can explore with great interest. The waterfall seems the peak attraction of the Athirapally forest. The forest is home to more than 1000 species of wildlife and you can have your best outing with Athirapally forest.