Kaloor

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Kaloor
കലൂര്‍
neighbourhood
Kaloor Junction
Kaloor Junction
Kaloor is located in Kerala
Kaloor
Kaloor
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°59′38″N 76°17′31″E / 9.994°N 76.292°E / 9.994; 76.292Coordinates: 9°59′38″N 76°17′31″E / 9.994°N 76.292°E / 9.994; 76.292
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Government
 • Body kochi municipal corporation
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 682017[1]
Vehicle registration KL-07
Lok Sabha constituency Ernakulam
Civic agency kochi municipal corporation
Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)
Website http://kaloor.info

Kaloor is a downtown region in the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India. Kaloor Junction is also the name of a major intersection in this region of the city, intersecting the two major arteries of downtown Kochi namely, the Banerji Road and the Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road . The nearest major intersections are Palarivattom to the east and Lissie Junction to the west.

Kaloor is especially notable for being home for the largest stadium in the state, the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Kaloor is also home for the Regional Centre of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).[2] It is the birthplace of noted Malayalam poet Vylopillil Sreedhara Menon. It is well connected to all suburbs in Kochi and outlying areas and has its own bus terminus. The nearest railway station for Kaloor is Ernakulam North Station. Kochi International Airport is situated 25 km from Kaloor. Kochi International Seaport and Cochin shipyard are around 14 km from Kaloor.

Educational Institutions near by[edit]

  • Traum Academy for German & French launguages

Main places[edit]

Temples[edit]

Churches[edit]

  • St. Antony's Shrine, Kaloor[8]
  • St. Francis Xavier's Church, Kathrikadavu-Kaloor
  • Little Flower Church,Pottakuzhy-Kaloor
  • St. Jude's Church, Thamannam - Kathrikadavu Road
  • St. George Church,Perandoor
  • St. Antony's Church,Thannikkal

Mosques[edit]

  • Kaloor Muslim Jama'at, Karukapilly,Kaloor
  • Da'wa Masjid, Kattayil Road, Pottakkuzhi

Tours & Travels[edit]

  • Nehan Tourism - Travels, Holidays & Haj-Umrah Service

Location[edit]

Suburbs of Kaloor[edit]

On LFC Road (Perandoor Road)

  • Pottakkuzhi and Elamakkara
  • Pavakkulam Temple Da'wa Masjid and Little Flower Church
  • South Indian Bank and Nehan Tourism

On Edappally Road

  • Deshabimani Jn, Palarivattom, Mamangalam and Lulu Mall
  • Kalamassery, Aluva, Nedumbassery (Cochin Airport) and Ankamaly

On High Court Road

  • North Railway Station, Kacherippadi, MG Road, Alberts College and High Court
  • Marine Drive, Menaka and Boat Jetty
  • Law College, Cochin Corporation Office, General Hospital and Maharajas College

On Kadavanthra Road

  • Kathrukadavu, Vinayaka and Kadavanthra
  • KP Vallon Road and Panampally Nagar
  • South Railway Station and Vyttila

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