Organic farming is popular in Manaloor, Vadanappally.
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Nearest city||Thrissur city|
Vadanapally is a small coastal village on the coastal belt of Thrissur district, about 19 km from Thrissur town. It is the nearest point on NH 66 from Trichur city. It is at a junction from where one can directly reach Kodungallur, Guruvayoor and Thrissur town. Vatanappally is next to Kandassankadavau (an ancient trade centre) and NH 66 passes straight through the heart of the town.
Durga devi temple, South Juma Masjid, St. Francis church and the beach are nearby tourist attractions. Snehatheeram is a nearby tourist beach at Talikulam, which is about 4 km from Vadanappally. Every year a beach festival named Oruma is celebrated here.
Guruvayoor Temple, Palayoor Church, Thriprayar Temple, Kodungallur Cheraman Juma Masjid Vadanapally Temple, Thirumangalam temple (listed in 108 swayambu siva temples), Chavakkad Manathala Mosque, shankaramangallam shiva temple and Kodungallur Temple are some of the nearby pilgrim centres.
A pleasant and clean beach situated on the Arabian coast just 18 km from Thrissur, the cultural capital of kerala, is just 3 km from Vadanapilly. The coast is lined with beautiful patches of coral reef rimmed by lush green coconut palms. Ideal for swimming, surfing and sunbathing. The beach is linked with exotic backwaters, and one can row a vanchi (a country boat) along the coconut palm fringed backwaters.
How to reach
- Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, Kochi - 60 km
- Nearest railway station: Thrissur - 18 km
- Other railway station: Guruvayoor 17 km by road
Manaloor is famous for organic farming. When the Indian prime minister visited Manaloor in 2016, food for an audience of 3,000 was prepared in Manaloor using organic farming techniques.
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