This recreational park is one of the main attractions of the Thrissur District, which was created inside the jail compound to give a wonderful experience to visitors. Decorated with coconut trees and fish shape coconut huts, the park has a water foundation and a few eating corners, that gives a soothing atmosphere to the visitors and to the jail staff. The lush green garden and fabulous seating facilities, adds beauty to the park and makes it more comfortable and pleasant.
The Viyyur Jail Park was created by Parukutty Nethyar Amma, wife of erstwhile King Maharaja Rama Varma XVI in 1875 inside the jail premises. The park has wonderful lightings, that illuminates the surroundings of the park even in the evening. It has a confectionery and a restaurant, that serves snacks, ice-creams, and other veg and non-veg food items, prepared by the prisoners. The food here is served with excellent hospitality, giving a comforting treatment to the guests.
Also known as Freedom Park, the Viyyur Jail Park was constructed with the help of MLA-Therambil Ramakrishnan, who arranged the finances to build the park.