Triprayar

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Triprayar
Town
Sri Rama temple at Triprayar
Sri Rama temple at Triprayar
Triprayar is located in Kerala
Triprayar
Triprayar
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°24′49″N 76°06′47″E / 10.4136°N 76.1131°E / 10.4136; 76.1131Coordinates: 10°24′49″N 76°06′47″E / 10.4136°N 76.1131°E / 10.4136; 76.1131
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thrissur District
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 680567
Telephone code 0487*******
Vehicle registration KL-8
Nearest city Thrissur city

Thriprayar is a town in Thrissur District of Kerala, India. It is famous for Thriprayar Temple.

History[edit]

The Thriprayar Temple was originally under the domain of the Zamorin, rulers of Calicut. It later came under the possession of the Dutch, then Mysore Sultans and the rulers of Cochin. Now it is one of the several temples governed by Cochin Devaswom Board.

Geography[edit]

The town is centered around the Sree Rama Temple (Thriprayar Temple) Triprayar is about 23 km away from Guruvayoor Sri Krishna temple and 30 km away from Irinjalakuda temple and Kodungallur is 24 km away. The nearest railhead is Thrissur, 22 km east of the temple.

Sights[edit]

  • Kumaranelloor temple
  • Snehatheeram
  • Nattika beach
  • Kizhakke Nada
  • Kizhakke Nada Ambala Kadavu
  • Kothakulam Arappa
  • Hanging Bridge, Chemmappilly
  • Aneswaram Siva Temple, Chemmappilly
  • Sreeraman chira, Chemmappilly(Where Sethubandhan occurs in every year in Memory of those in RAMAYAN)

Educational institutions[edit]

  • Govt. B.Ed College, Valapad
  • G.V.H.S.School, Valapad
  • G.V.H.S School, Thalikulam
  • Govt. Fisheries High School, Beach Road
  • I.H.R.D College of Applied Science, Valapad
  • Sree Narayana Higher Secondary School, Nattika
  • Govt. B.Ed College, Nattika Beach
  • G.V.H.S school, Peringottukara
  • Bharath Vidya Mandir, Valapad,
  • Lemer Public School, Thriprayar
  • Sree Narayana College, Nattika
  • Carmel Public School, Valapad
  • S N Vidhya Bhavan Senior Secondary School, Chentrappini
  • Aided lower primary School, Chemmappilly
  • Saraswathy Vidyaniketan, Ethai
  • Sree Rama polytechnic, Thriprayar

Places Nearby[edit]

  • Thalikulam
  • Naattika
  • Valapad Chandapady
  • Meen Chanda (HQ of Manapuram Group of Companies)
  • Kothakulam
  • Muriyamthode
  • Chemmappilly
  • Peringottukara
  • Edamuttam
  • Kazhimbram

Festivals[edit]

  • Thriprayar Ekadeshi
  • Peringottukara Pooram
  • Edamuttam Pooyam
  • Palappety Aswathi Vela
  • Aanavizhungi Pooram
  • Sethubandhan in Sreeraman chira (memory of Sreerama's sethubandhan)

References[edit]