Tourist Places in Guruvayur

Places to Visit in Guruvayur

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Guruvayur Tourist Places



  • Type: Temple
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Guruvayur Temple, Guruvayur
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 14
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6.3 / 7 1
85 Ratings & 63 Reviews
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
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Elephant Camp, Guruvayur
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 14
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5.9 / 7 1
20 Ratings & 15 Reviews
Tourists can visit the Elephant Camp or sanctuary that is located in Punnathur Kotta, at a distance of 3 km from the Guruvayur Temple. This Elephant Camp is one of its kinds in the world and is considered to be one of the largest elephant sanctuaries. The 10-acre camp was once... Read More »
"Elephant camp"Dec 11, 2016 "Excellent Elephant Camp"Mar 29, 2016
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  • Type: Temple
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Guruvayurappan temple, Guruvayur
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 14
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6.4 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
The Guruvayurappan Temple is one of the popular and most visited temples of South India and is the main attraction of the temple town of Guruvayur. It is located at a distance of 30 km northwest of Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala. The temple enshrines Bal Gopalan, the... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
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Mammiyur Mahadevan Temple, Guruvayur
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 14
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6.3 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 7 Reviews
The temple is situated near the Guruvayurappam Temple. The temple is considered an integral part of the Guruvayur pilgrim tour. The temple enshrines the idol of Lord Shiva. Besides, the temple also houses smaller shrines of Ayyappa, Vishnu, Subramanyam and Ganapathy. It is... Read More »
"A must visit"Apr 3, 2015 "Integral part of visit"Feb 21, 2015
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  • Type: Church
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Palayur Church, Guruvayur
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 14
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5.5 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
The Palayur Church is one of the seven ancient churches established by the apostle, St. Thomas, in Kerala. This church portrays the life of St. Thomas and is famous for its architectural work. Around 14 granite statues that reflect various stages of St. Thomas’ life were... Read More »
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  • Type: Craft
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Institute of Mural Paintings, Guruvayur
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 14
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6.5 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
The Institute of Mural Painting is situated at the east gate of the Guruvayur Temple and is managed by Guruvayur Devaswom. It was established in 1989 by Shri Mammiyoor Krishnankutty, one of the renowned masters of mural painting. A traditional Gurukula system is followed by... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
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Parthasarathy Temple, Guruvayur
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 14
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6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
The Parthasarathy Temple has an idol of Lord Krishna in the form the charioteer of Arjuna, which is also called Parthasarathy. According to a legend, this idol is believed to have been placed in this temple by Adi Shankaracharya. This temple has another famous shrine that is... Read More »
"A clean temple"Aug 18, 2015
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Devaswom Museum, Guruvayur
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 14
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6.3 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
The Devaswom Museum is situated inside the Shree Guruvayoorappan Temple in Guruvayur. It is located in the office annex, near the Temple’s eastern walkway and forms a part of the many cultural promotions of the temple. The museum houses an extensive collection of... Read More »
"Temple collection"Sep 27, 2013
  • Type: Temple
Chamundeswari Temple, Guruvayur
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 14
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7.0 / 7 1
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The Chamundeswari Temple is also known as Thozhuvancode Shree Chamundi Devi Temple. It is situated in the close area of Guruvayur Temple, at a distance of 9 km from Trivandrum. Chamundeswari Devi, a revered form of Goddess Durga is the presiding deity of the temple. The idol... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Chowalloor Shiva Temple, Guruvayur
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 14
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The Chowalloor Shiva Temple is located at a distance of 3 km from Guruvayur Temple. It is also known as Mahadeva Temple and is considered to be thousands of years old. The temple is considered to be one of the 108 ‘Shivalayas’ or Abodes of Shiva in Kerala that were... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Harikanyaka temple, Guruvayur
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 14
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The temple is situated in Ariyanoor, a neighbouring village of Guruvayur. This preserved structure is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. The temple is dedicated to Harikanyaka, a form of Lord Vishnu. This ancient temple was built by Perumthachan and boasts of a... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine, Guruvayur
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 14
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This temple is situated near Thrissur and is considered as one of the most ancient temples of north and central Kerala. The temple is mainly known for its structure and architectural beauty. Lord Krishna is the main deity of the temple. The Thrissur Pooram Festival is the main... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Nava Mukunda temple, Guruvayur
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 14
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This ancient temple is located at Thirunavaya, on the shores of Bharathapuzha. It is dedicated to Nava Mukunda, a form of Lord Vishnu. It is said that the idol of this temple is the ninth idol that was installed by saints known as Navayogis. Thirunavaya was the location for... Read More »
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Venkitachalapathy temple, Guruvayur
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 14
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The Venkitachalapathy Temple is situated near the Parthasarathy Temple. Venkatachalapathy is the main deity of the temple, who is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The lush green backdrop and the unpolluted environment add to the magnificence of the temple. The temple attracts a... Read More »
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Guruvayur is mostly preferred by travellers from Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Guruvayur is, however, mostly preferred by Group, Couple. The best season or months to visit places in Guruvayur are February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, December. There are 14 tourist places in Guruvayur, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Guruvayur can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Guruvayur for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Guruvayur Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Guruvayur, browse through photos & pictures, explore Guruvayur using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Guruvayur, which are great places to visit, are Institute of Mural Paintings, Palayur Church, Parthasarathy Temple, Devaswom Museum, Mammiyur Mahadevan Temple. Guruvayur can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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Palayur Church, Guruvayur

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