Kaloor is a small region that is situated in Kochi in Ernakulam district in Kerala. It also happens to be the name of a key intersection point that connects two arterial roads namely Palarivattom and Lissie Junction. Famous for its largest stadium and also the regional hub of a prominent Open University, Kaloor has many temples, mosques and churches. It is well connected by rail, road and air.
Places to Stay
Budget hotels can be found in the Kaloor district such as Cochin Tourist Home (Tariff – Rs. 537), Four Seasons Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 633) and Dream Catcher Home Stay (Tariff – Rs. 935).
The official language of Kaloor is Malayalam. The alternative language spoken here is English.
Some of the major local festivals of Kaloor include Thalapoli (February), Malayatoor Perunal (March/April), Onam (August/September), Cochin Carnival (December) and Indira Gandhi Boat Race (December).
Places of Interest
St Francis Xavier Church (6.3 km away), Indo-Portugese Museum (6.6 km away), Jawaharlal Nehru Cricket Stadium (8 km away), St. Andrew’s Basilica (36.9 km away) and Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (43.2 km away) are some famous tourist spots situated in Kochi near Kaloor district.
How to Get There
Ernakulam International Airport (35 km away) is the nearest airport to Kaloor.
Ernakulam Junction (5.4 km away) is the nearest major railhead.
Kaloor has its own bus terminus and is well connected to cities and towns such as Bangalore, Chennai, Mangalore and Coimbatore. Kallada Travels, Angel Bharathi Travels, Sona Travels and Sharma Transport are few good bus operators connecting to Kaloor at affordable bus tariffs. Online bus booking sites have made it possible for travellers to get their bus tickets with ease.