Thrippunithura also called Tripunithura is a suburb in the Kochi city in the state of Kerala. Part of the Ernakulam district, Thrippunithura was the capital of the Cochin Kingdom where the offspring of the Cochin Royal family lived. Thrippunithura has many educational institutions. Road, rail, and air are good travel options to Thrippunithura.
Places to Stay
Thrippunithura does not have many hotels nearby. Local home stays are available. Few budget hotels can be found in the nearby Kochi are Chandrika Residency (Tariff – Rs. 753), Hotel S. M. Regency (Tariff - Rs 797), and Hotel Excellency (Tariff – Rs. 903).
The official language of Thrippunithura is Malayalam. The alternative language spoken is English.
Some of the major local festivals of Thrippunithura that are celebrated include Onam in August, Athachamayam in September, Pulikkali Tiger Play in September, and Aranmula Snake Boat Race in September.
Places of Interest
Sree Poornathrayesa Temple (2 km), Dutch Palace (3 km), Hill Palace (12 km), Chottanikkara Temple (13 km), Kanjiravattom Mosque (30 km), Jewish Synagogue (42 km), and Malayattoor Church (47 km) are famous tourist spots in nearby Kochi.
How to Get There
Kochi Airport (7 km) is the nearest airport to Thrippunithura.
Thrippunithura has its own railway station that connects it to major cities in India.
Thrippunithura has a main bus stand in the heart of the city. Regular bus services connect Thrippunithura to cities such as Mangalore, Manipal, Udupi, Chennai, Ernakulam, Kalady, Thrissur, Munnar, Thiruvarur, and Muvattupuzha. Few good bus operators connecting to Thrippunithura at affordable bus tariffs are Kallada Travels, Ganesh Tourists, and Sugama Tourist. There are several bus operators that have made booking bus tickets easier through their websites.