Viyyoor

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Viyyoor
town
Viyyoor is located in Kerala
Viyyoor
Viyyoor
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°33′4″N 76°12′44″E / 10.55111°N 76.21222°E / 10.55111; 76.21222Coordinates: 10°33′4″N 76°12′44″E / 10.55111°N 76.21222°E / 10.55111; 76.21222
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thrissur
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL-

Viyyoor is Ward 3 of Thrissur Municipal Corporation. It is about 4 km from Swaraj Round. It houses one of the three central jails in Kerala, Viyyoor Central Jail.

Institutions[edit]

  • Viyyoor Central Jail
  • Government Engineering College, Thrissur
  • Vimala College
  • All India Radio, Thrissur
  • Doordarshan, Thrissur
  • Sessions Court
  • District Institute for Education and Training
  • Hindi Training College
  • Armed Police Camp
  • Police Academy
  • Ramavarmapuram School
  • Juvenile home
  • Viyyur Grameena vayanasala
  • St. Francis L.P. School
  • 110 kV Substation

Major Places of Worship[edit]

  • Viyyoor Shiva temple, which stands on the entrance of Viyyoor near the Viyyoor bridge
  • RC Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
  • Viyyoor Manalarukavu devi temple, famous for the kavadi mahotsavam celebrated every year

See also[edit]