Irinjalakuda Koodal Manikyam Temple
It is located 10km away from Irnjalakuda railway station. This ancient temple is dedicated to Lord Bharatha; the brother of Sri Rama.It is perhaps the only temple in India with Bharatha as the deity. The colorful eleven day annual festival with a pageant of thirteen caparisoned elephants is held in April/May. The festival in this temple marks the end of the Hindu temple festival season in Kerala.
Ariyannoor Temple, Kandanissery
This temple has a carved entrance gable which has been compared to the wooden sculptures of American artist Louise Nevelson.The Siva temple at Thiruvanchikulam as well as the Sri Krishna
Temple at Thirukulashekharapuram is believed to be monuments from the 9th century.
Shakthan Tampuran Palace
Also known as Palace Thoppu, the campus covers an area of 6 acres. Here you can see three shavakudeerams (tombs) including that of Shakthan Tampuran, the greatest ruler of the Cochin dynasty.
Cheraman Juma masjid
It is located 2km from Kodungallor town, this mosque resembles a Hindu temple in appearance. Built in 629AD, this is the first mosque in India and the second in the world where Juma prayers were started.
Chimmni Wildlife Sanctury
It is located 35kms from Thrissur.Main attractions are the flora and fauna. The Flora includes Evergreen
Forests, Semi Evergreen Forests, Leaf shedding forests. Fauna includes Leopards, Elephants, Bears, Wild pigs, Wild bisons; Tigers etc.Trecking Trails include many paths up the rocks and into the forests of Sanctuary
St.Thomas Memorial , Kodungalloor.
It is located 15km from the Cochin International Airport.St.Thomas is believed to have landed in Kodungallor (formerly called Muziris) in 52AD.The St.Thomas Church established by him houses ancient relics.
St.Mary’s Forane Church ,Koratty
Also known as the Church of Koratty Muthy, this was established in 1381.The annual feast falls on the Saturday and Sunday following the 10th October, during which the statue of Koratty Muthy is taken out in a possession from the church. An important offering here is the poovankuala(bunch of plantain).
Chirstian Divine Retreat Centres
They are located at Muringoor and Potta near Chalakudi on the Kochi-Thrissur route.
Other places of interest nearby include Cheramanparambu, the ancient Thiruvanchikulam Temple, the Bhagavati Temple and Portuguese fort.