June 26, 2010

Zoo and Museum,Thrissur, Kerala, India

Zoo and museum are located in the same compound in Thrissur city, Kerala. Apart from the divine attractions of Thrissur city such as Thiruvambadi Krishna temple, Vadakkunnathan temple, and Paramekkavu Bhagavathi temple, Zoo and museum complex is one of the important attractions in Thrissur city.

The museum has collections of wood carvings, metal sculptures and ancient jeweller. The compound covering museum and zoo is green with full of plants and trees. There is a separate building for art museum which houses a lot of beautiful and rare sculptures, and traditional lamps.

The zoological park, even though small, houses various species such as sloth bear, deer, lion tailed macaque, and different kinds of birds. There is also a small snake park within the zoo.

If you have enough time in Thrissur after visiting all the temples, there is no harm in going to this place. It is basically a destination for local people.

Happy travelling.

Fast Facts:

Site Name: Museum and Zoo
City Name: Thrissur
Location: 70 kms from Ernakulam, Kerala state, India
Nearest Railway Station: Thrissur
Nearest Airport: Cochin (around 50 kms)
How to reach: Easily reachable by road and train
Hotel: A lot of luxury hotels and budget hotels are available
Restaurants: There are a lot of good restaurants in the city

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