Thrissur enwraps a plenty of attractions including religious places, hills and many natural wonders. Some of the main tourist attractions in Thrissur include Shakthan Thampuran Palace, Archaeological and Art Museum, Vadakkunnathan Temple and Guruvayur Temple. Apart from these, visitors should not miss out on popular sighting places like Chavakkad Beach, Snehatheeram Beach, and Chettuva Backwater, Athirappilly Falls, Vazhachal Falls, and Charpa Falls. Thrissur is a perfect place for the nature lovers and wildlife buffs as there is a Peechi Wildlife Sanctuary, a home of a more than 25 types of mammals. Among these, tourists mostly look forward to spot tiger, leopard and fox.
Apart from these, one can also encounter various herbivorous animals like elks, spotted deer, elephants, barking deer, bison in the sanctuary. For bird watchers, Peechi Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary in Thrissur has lot to offer. The park is a home of more than 60 different species of birds, including resident birds and migratory birds as well. It's not only a paradise for birds, but also a home of more than 50 different orchids and innumerable rare medicinal plants. For shopaholics, there are many shops located at the bottom of the temple hill, selling local handicrafts. Thrissur is also famous for producing beautiful silks and great Kerala craft pieces at reasonable prices.