Kerala | Thrissur Temples
Adat Ambalamkavu Bhagavathy Temple
Decade back, it was a thick forest and dwelling place of jungle people, with jungle ponds and streams. In the flow of years, when forests and ponds were destructed, self-lit divinity was originated in an ambal pond, and jungle dwellers and shudra families recognized it as Devi. This temple came to be known as Ambalamkavu.
Alathur Sree Mahavishnu Temple-Sree Hanuman Sannidhi
One can reach the temple by traveling along the Mala-Vennur-Annamanada road and Ashtamichira-Ambazhakkadu-Annamanada road. The Alathur Mahavishnu temple is one among the few and it is here that we have the presence of the real devotee of Lord Sree Rama – Lord Hanuman.The holy Poorna River (Chalakudy River) is not far from here.
Anandapuram Mahavishnu Temple
This temple is situated at Aanandapuram in Muriyad Panchayat, at Thrissur district on the Irinjalakuda – Aanandapuram route, near Ambalanada stop. The presiding deity, who is facing east, is Vishnu.
Angadikavu Bhagavathy Temple
In Killimangalam of Trissur District, on Chelakkara-Vadakkanchery route, 2 km from Killimangalam jn, stands western facing Vana Durga (Goddess of forest) with main deity Bhadrakali in Angadikavu Bhagavathy temple.
Anjoor Sree Parkadi Bhagavathy Temple
This temple is in Trichur district.  It is 3½ miles from Kunnamkulam towards Punnayoorkulam route.  It is one of the famous temples in Kerala where largest numbers of elephants participate during the temple festival. 
Annamanada Temple
This temple is situated in Adoor which was one among the 32 Namboothiri villages in old Kerala. It is located in Annamanada near Mala at Thrissur district.
Ariyanoor Harikanyaka Temple
One among the 108 Durga temples, having 5 feet tall deity of black stone (Anjana sila) and later covered with ‘panjaloha’ (five metals – gold, silver, copper, iron & brass) faces east and situates at ‘Ariyanoor’ in Guruvayoor-Trichur route, Kandanassery panchayath of Trichur district. 
Chowalloor Siva Temple
The hoary Chowalloor Siva Temple or Mahadeva Temple, as it is called is famed to be over centuries old. Located approximately three kilometers away from the popular pilgrim spot Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple
Guruvayoor Sree Chamundeswary Temple
Sree Chamundeswary Temple which is one of the many ancient shrines in the suburbs of the temple town of Guruvayoor is situated at a distance of about 1 km north of the renowned Sree Krishna temple of Guruvayoor and just ½ km east to the Mahadeva Temple of Mammiyur.
Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple
Guruvayoor is one of the most sacred and important pilgrim centres of Kerala.  Its main attraction is the Sree Krishna temple.  The eastern nada is the main entrance to the shrine.  In the Chuttambalam (outer enclosure) there is a tall 33.5 m high gold plated Dwajasthambham (flag-post).  There is also a seven meter high Dipastambham (pillar of lamps) and thirteen circular receptacles provide a truly gorgeous spectacle when lit.  The square Sreekovil is the sacred sanctum sanctorum of the temple, housing the main deity.
Guruvayoor Sree Parthasarathy Temple
This temple is located near famous Sree Krishna temple near Manjalal in eastern nada Guruvayoor. The consecration of the present deity in this temple was performed by the sanctified hands of Sri Adi Sankara during the 8th century, according the astrological and historical records. 
Guruvayoor Thiruvenkitachalapathy Temple - Thirupathi in Kerala
The Thiruvenkitachalapathy temple situated at Thiruvenkidom Desom which is one kilometer north-east of the famous Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple, is a great and unique shrine in many respects. The most noteworthy point is that the Deity worshipped at this temple is the same Lord Venkitachalapathy, worshipped in the world famous Thirumala Thirupathi temple in Andhra Pradesh.
Ivor Madom Sree Krishna Temple
Devotees go to Ivor Madom temple to perform the last rites of their ancestors and they are blessed by the Lord Sreekrishna in the form of Sree Parthasarathy. This temple is situated in the central Kerala in Thrissur District very near to Palakkad District towards North East. 
Kakkad Sree Mahaganapathi Temple
This famous Mahaganapathi Temple is situated just one km away from Kunnamkulam Bus stand, Near to the P.W.D. Rest House and Kunnamkulam Village office. This Temple is only 8 kms away from Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple.
Kanadi Sree Vishnumaya Chathan Swami Temple, Peringottukkara
Kanadi Kavu is the most holy and ancient Vishnu Maya Temple in the state of Kerala providing relief to sorrows and showering blessings and prosperity to all the devotees irrespective of caste, creed or religion. This temple having many epics and with rare historical importance is situated 20 kilometers south-west of Trichur in Peringottukkara. For more information log on to:
Karuvannur Sree Vettukunnathukavu Temple
In Kodungalloor-Thrissur route at Karuvannur of Thrissur District situates this ancient Goddess temple. The sub deities are Ganapathy, Sasthavu, Durga and Vishnu.
Kerala Pazhani Thayamkulangara Sree Subrahmanya Temple
A very old, historically important and one among the greatest temples in Kerala, known in the name Kerala Pazhani, Thayamkulangara Sree Subrahmanya Swami Temple situates west of Trichur-Thriprayar route at Cherpu of Trichur District, facing east.
Kodungalloor Bhagavathy Temple
This is the first temple in which Bhadrakali was installed in Kerala and is in the center of Kodungalloor town in Trichur district. Very rare and unique rituals are practiced here since its inception. This is the central temple for 64 Bhadrakali temples all over Kerala, and the power of this Bhadrakali has been transferred to hundreds of temples all over the state. 
Kodungalloor  Rajagopalakrishnaswami Temple
The history of this temploe is different from other temples of Gowda Saraswath Brahmins. Vishnu along with Rukmini and Satyabhama is consecrated and installed in the temple in the Makayiram star of 8th Edavam 1024 (1849). 
Koodalmanickyam Temple
This is one of the Mahaskhetras of Kerala and is situated at Irinjalakuda in Thrissur district. The presiding deity is Bharathan. This six feet stone idol has four hands and represents Bharathan as reciting the Rama manthra and in penance. The temple faces east.  This is the only temple to have six Tanthrics, and also there are no sub-deities.
Koorkencherry Sree Maheswara Temple
Sree Maheswara temple at Koorkenchery has the added sanctity of it having been consecrated to Lord Shiva at the hallowed hands of Sree Narayana Gurudevan himself.  The temple also has the deities of Ayyappa, Venugopalan, Sree Parvathi, the Navagrahas, Muthappan and Bhagavathy.
Mammiyoor Sree Mahadeva Temple
The ancient nature of this temple is surprising. This temple not only makes us realize the depth of devotion to the Lord Siva, but it also reveals the strength and the power of ‘Siva-Vaishnava’ arts.  This temple has an unbreakable relationship with Guruvayur Sreekrishna temple.
Melekkavu Bhagavathy Temple
Melekkavu Bhadrakali temple, situated about 11 kilometers south of Thrissur is one of the 19 famous Kali temples of central Kerala.  Legend has it that this place used to be a dense forest centuries back.  In those days it had a simple, uncovered sanctum only; Chittoor Namboodiripad built a proper temple later on, when devotees in large numbers   started offering prayers here.
Olarikkara Sree Bhagavathy temple
Olarikkara Sree Bhagavathy temple is one of the main temples in the Thrissur Corporation Limit. This temple has a heritage of nearly 600 years. Main Prathishta is Goddess Sree Bhagavathi.
Parammekkavu Temple
This temple also is a main participant in Thrissur pooram with its participation literally by the famous Elanjithara melam. Proving an old saying, “All the 18 musical instruments are under Chenda only”, Parammekkavu plays the Elanjithara melam in Thissur pooram.
Payammel Sree Sathrughana Swami Temple
This temple is situated at Payammel in Poomangalam panchayat of Trissur district.  Shathrughna Devan is the incarnation of the Sudharshana Chakra, which is been held in the sacred hands of Lord Maha Vishnu and Payyammal Sri Shathrughna Swami temple has the rare privilege of getting that holiness as the presiding deity.
Perinjanam  Sree  Mahaganapathy Temple
The Mahaganapathy temple is situated at Perinjanam near Kodungalloor.  The idol of this temple is Bala Ganapathy.
Perumthatta Siva Temple
Perumthatta Sree Mahadeva Temple is very famous and one of the 108 Siva Temples consecrated by Bhagavan Parasurama. This temple is situated 1 km away to the South of the famous Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple.
Poovani Siva Temple, Kolazhi
Poovani Siva Temple is one of the ancient temples in Kerala. The origin of the temple cannot be traced out through records. This temple is situated at Kolazhy 6 kms north of Thrissur town on the Thissur Shornur Road.
Sree Bhramakulangara Temple Irinjalakuda
Sree Bhramakulangara temple is one of the most ancient temples in Kerala, situated one kilometer west of the famous Sree Koodalmanikyam temple at Irinjalakuda.
Sree Kuttiyankavu Bhagavathy Temple
The temple is situated in a small village called Minalur in Thrissur District. The scenic beauty and mental peace imparted by this place will ever be in the mind of a devotee who had at least once to this temple. The temple is about 14 km away from Thrissur and close to Minalur railway gate on the old Thrissur-Shornur road.
Sreeramapuram Mahavishnu Temple, Peringandoor
This temple is situated in a lovely peaceful village called Peringandoor of Thalappilly Thaluk in Thrissur District of Kerala State. This is about 14 km North West to Thrissur City and near Thrissur Medical College.
Swarna Kavu (Gold Temple)
1.5 Kms from Hospital junction of Pazhayannoor-Thiruvillwamala route in Pazhayannoor Panjayathu of Trichur District situates this temple Swarnakavu with main deity Bhagavathy.
Thiruvambady Sreekrishna Temple
Thiruvambady temple is one of the main participants of the famous Thrissur Pooram with an adoring deity Sree Unnikrishnan. Temple is situating in Thissur town besides Shornur road facing west and have three poojas daily. Panjavadhyam of Thiruvambady is famous in Thrissur pooram.
Thiruvanchikulam Mahadeva Temple
The Siva Temple at Thiruvanchikulam in Kodungallur is one of the earliest and ancient temples in Kerala and is of great historic importance. 
Thriprayar  Sree Rama Temple
This is one of the famous Sree Rama temples in central Kerala at Thriprayar of Kodungalloor- Guruvayoor route in Trichur district.  Deity is Sri Rama waiting for universal protection after Ravana’s destruction. 
Vadakkunathan Temple
This is one of the very famous and oldest temples in Kerala and situated in the heart of Trissur city.  Many historical events are there in connection with the temple.  Trissur pooram, the foremost and famous festival in kerala, is celebrated in the vicinity of this temple. Sree Sankara Narayanan, Siva and Sree Rama are the presiding deities of the temple. 
Vazhappully Sree Rajarajeswary Temple, Kazhibram
This 500 years old famous temple situates in Kazhibram of Valappad village in Chavakkad taluk. One can reach the temple only 1.5 km west to Edamuttam Centre in Guruvayoor - Kodungalloor route of N.H. 17.