Pathanamthitta Tour


Pathanamthitta, the cultural capital of the State is also known as Thrissur. The district is often referred to as the cultural capital owing to its rich cultural history and heritage. An idyllic example that illustrates further on this point is the Vadakkumnathan Temple that is one of the oldest temples in Kerala and displays the exemplary skill of the architects. Secondary to this temple in order of popularity is Guruvayoor, located only twenty nine kilometres to the west of Thrissur and is home to the Shree Krishna Temple. The temple has a number of historic mysteries related to itself that you must strive to find out from the locals. Various other temples that surround the temple are Thriprayar, Kodungaloor and Irinjalakkuda. Apart from the various temples and religious heritage, this district’s museum and archaeological museum attracts many tourists. The 'Kerala Kalamandalam,' wherein all kinds of knowledge regarding the illustrious and remarkable art forms of Kerala is departed to the students is a regular hunt.

Historically, the district earns its relevance from the fact that it was controlled and administered by the great Pandalam King; after which, it was established officially in the year 1982. The area of the district is spread over two thousand and forty two square kilometres. Presently, this district not only has successfully managed to preserve its culture but has also flourished in the modern facet simultaneously. It is home to the three water reservoirs located at Kakki, Pamba and Anthode that add to the charm of this district. If you do plan to visit this area of the state, ensure that you come with enough time to secure a visit to each of the following places:

Places in Pathanamthitta
Pathanamthitta Mosque

This mosque in the district is an extremely famous pilgrim centre for the Muslims. The festival of 'Chandanakkudam' attracts tourist and devotees from all over the world to become a part of the grand celebrations here. Filled with colours, decorated elephants, beautiful lights, the jovial music and most importantly, the enthusiasm of the visitors and participants, this festival is an experience that you will surely cherish for many years to come.


This destination is located at a distance of only six kilometres from the town of Pathanamthitta. The most celebrated location within this area is the sacred tomb of an illustrious Christian patriarch- Mar Ignatius 111. This tomb has preserved the mortal remains of the said Christian revered personality. Here, the month of February witnesses a grand festival.

More Places in Pathanamthitta
  • Malayalappuzha

  • Kadammanitta

  • Sabarimala Sree Dharmasastha Temple

  • Kozhencherry and Charalkunnu

  • Aranmula

  • Vijnana Kalavedi

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