Mathilakam is a village based in Thrissur district in Kerala State. It is situated around 30 km from Thrissur district.. Ernakulam and Thrissur are the two cities that Mathilakam is close to. Other towns based close to Mathilakam are Kondungallur, Chendamangalam and Guruvayoor. This place is rather well known for its own festivals and celebrations.
Places to Stay
One can stay in hotels in Thrissur. Some of them are Indraprestham Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 500 to 1000), Chand V Regency (Tariff - Rs. 1000).
The languages spoken in Mathilakam are Malayalam, Hindi and English.
The festivals celebrated in Mathilakam are Thrissur Pooram (April), Kodungallur Bharani (March) and Arattupuzha Pooram.
Places of Interest
The towns close to Mathilakam have tourist destinations such as Athiapally Falls, Heritage Garden and Tomb of Shakthan Thampuran in Thrissur (30 km), Chinnakallar Falls, Ramakrishna Ashram, St. Joseph Church and Crocodile Ghat in Kalady (37 km) and Maritime Museum, Cherai Beach and Island in Kochi (45 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kochi Airport, located around 32 km away. This is connected to major cities such as Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bahrain, Dubai and Kuwait via airlines such as Gulf Air, Air India, Indigo and Emirates.
The railway station at Thrissur is 27 km away from Mathilakam. Major trains like Kanyakumari-Mumbai Express (16382), Bangalore Express (16322), Dehradun Express (12288) and Poorna Express (11097) pass through the station.
It is linked with KSRTC bus services on a regular basis; the nearest bus stand is at Thrissur. Utilising a bus ticket booking coupon can save your money when you buy your tickets.