Vadakkumnathan temple is one of the oldest temple in Kerala with Kerala style architecture and many decorative murals and arts. This is the place where the world famous Thrissur Pooram festival is celebrated annually in April - May.
Triprayar Sree Rama Temple is the only Rama temple which has a river adjacent to it. The Triprayar Ekadasi festival is in the month of Nov-Dec is a great celebration along with Guruvayoor Ekadasi. The temple is rich in wood carvings and architecture.
Kodungallur temple is the only temple where Brahmins are not performing the pooja. It is one of the four Devi temples installed by Bhargava Raman at the four boundaries of Kerala. The belief is that in order to save the people from epidemic of Chicken pox, the Lokambika was installed in Kodungallur by Bhargava Raman.
Koodalmanikyam Temple is the only temple in India, where Lord Bharata (brother of Lord Rama is worshiped. This is the only temple which holds only one deity.
Athirappilly waterfalls is on the Chalakudy river originating from Western Ghats. This is one of the major spot for film shooting by almost all india movie makers. Athirappilly is very popular among tourists.