Thrissur, located in the wide landscapes of Kerala state is greatly famous for its magnificent temples. The place is dotted with many archeological buildings and monuments making it a must visit destination on an expedition of Kerala. The prime monuments to visit in Thrissur comprises of the Archaeological Museum, Cranganore Fort and Shakthan Thampuran Palace etc. Thrissur derived its name from ‘Tiru-Shiva-Perur’ and is popular for being the center of culture and literature. This majestic ancient town is built around a hillock top. The district of Thrissur is renowned worldwide for the magnificent festival of Pooram.