A small hamlet in Kerala’s Thrissur district, Pallur is about 37 km from its district headquarters. The famous Guruvayur, known for its Krishna temple, is only 38 km away from here. Tourists seeking an offbeat getaway can go to Pallur, as it is endowed with lush green landscape with peaceful rivers. There are several temples which are worth visiting. The best time to visit Pallur is during the monsoon when the landscape is greener.
Places to Stay
There are a few homestays, where tourists can put up. However, if you are looking for a budget hotel Thissur, which is 37 km away, has a number of options. Some of them include Pearl Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Ammu Residency (Tariff – Rs.950) and Tamarind KTDC Easy Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,100).
Malayalam is the official language of Pallur. English is also spoken and understood.
Vishu in April, Onam in August-September, Easter and Christmas are celebrated in a grand manner in Pallur.
Places of Interest
There are several places of interest in and around Pallur. Some of the major attractions are Pallur Narasimha Temple (3 km), Kattuvattur Shiva Temple (3 km), Thrissur (37 km) and Guruvayur (38 km).
How to Get There
The closest airport to the village is the Cochin International Airport (90 km).
Thrissur Railway Station, which is 37 km away, is the major railhead connecting this place to other cities.
Buses are available from Thrissur and Guruvayur. Besides the state-run buses, Kallada Travels cater to passengers travelling on this route. Booking bus tickets online is very convenient as you can book from the confines of your home.