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Guruvayoor

Guruvayoor

Weather

The climate of Guruvayur is very dry and hot in general. Summers (March to May) are very hot and humid with temperature ranging between 30 degree Celsius and 39 degree Celsius. Monsoons (June to September) are characterized by heavy rain fall. The month of October witnesses the second onset of Monsoon. But days are pleasant during this time. During winters (December- February) days are pleasant and warm and at nights temperature would come down to maximum 23°C.

How To Reach

By Road:

Both KSRTC and private buses connect Guruvayur with all major towns in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.


By Air:

The airport close to Guruvayur is Kochi International Airport which is 65 km from Guruvayur. Taxi services can be availed from Kochi Airport to Guruvayur. Kochi is well connected to all major Indian cities and also to the major Asian countries especially with regular flights to the Gulf countries. Coimbatore Airport in Tamilnadu is 137 kms from Guruvayur. Coimbatore is also well connected with all major Indian cities.



By Rail:

Guruvayur is not a major rail head in Kerala, but the nearest major railway station is Thrissur which is about 27 kms from here. Thrisuur is well connected to all big cities in South India as well as cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkotta.


Overview

This small temple town in God’s own Country – Kerala, is home to the famous Sree Krishna Temple. Located at Thrissur district of Kerala, Guruvayur is one of the oldest towns in Kerala. The history of Guruvayur dates back to the 14th century. It is believed that Guruvayur is the abode of Lord Vishnu. This temple town bustles with religious activities and heavy rush of pilgrims round the year. In terms of number of visitors each day, the Guruvayur temple (Sree Krishna Temple) ranks fourth in India. There is a legend behind the naming of this holy town.

 

It has been believed that Guru ( Brihaspathi) has found a floating statue of Sree Krishna from here and he installed it with the assistance of Vayu ( the Wind God). The town was named Guruvayur accordingly, which means the land of Guru and Vayu. It is believed that Krishnattam Kali, a renowned folk dance form of Kerala had originated in this town. Guruvayur town is also soaked in cultural activities round the year promoting classical music and various traditional dance forms of Kerala like Bharathanatyam, Kathakali and Mohiniyattom, Guruvayur holds a special position for conducting marriages as it is believed that couples who tied their wed locks here are blessed by Lord Vishnu.

 

The town witnesses heavy crowds round the year for conducting marriages. During some auspicious days more than 300 weddings take place here. Those who wish to visit Guruvayur should keep in mind that non-Hindus are not permitted inside the temple complex and the dress code for men strictly adheres to mundu (dhoti).

Accomodation

Bhasuri Inn is located in East Nada, near the private bus stand. Nedumbassery International Airport is about 86 km from the Inn. The nearest railhead is the Guruvayur Railway Station, which is 1.5 km away. Our highlights...

Bhasuri Inn Hotel

Bhasuri Inn is located in East Nada, near the private bus stand. Nedumbassery International Airport is about 86 km from the Inn. The nearest railhead is the Guruvayur Railway Station, which is 1.5 km away. Our highlights would be the Banquet arrangement facilities that we offer for weddings at Guruvayoor. Special bridal rooms, guest rooms, variety of floral decoration for mandapams at the wedding hall, traditionalauthentic sadhyas graced by some of the best renowned cooks at Guruvayoor, etc. These are just the starters that we have to offer at our banquets.Rated among the best fine dine multi-cusine restaurant at Guruvayoor, we serve an array or exotic national and international cusine for our tourists.
Conveniently located at a five minutes walking distance from the Guruvayur Lord Krishna Temple, it is at once close enough for frequent darshans while at the same time standing apart from the throng of temple visitors. W...

Kanoos Residency Hotel

Conveniently located at a five minutes walking distance from the Guruvayur Lord Krishna Temple, it is at once close enough for frequent darshans while at the same time standing apart from the throng of temple visitors. We are only a forty minute ride from the Trichur railway station (27 kms) while the nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport at a distance of 87 kms.
Discover Krishna Inn, perfectly located multi-star hotel at the gateway of the Temple Town of Guruvayur. The proximity to the international airports in Nedumbassery and Kozhikode gives Krishna Inn a strategic location ad...

Krishna Inn, East Nada

Discover Krishna Inn, perfectly located multi-star hotel at the gateway of the Temple Town of Guruvayur. The proximity to the international airports in Nedumbassery and Kozhikode gives Krishna Inn a strategic location advantage. it is 30 kms from the Thrissur railway station, 0.5km from Guruvayur railway station, opp. to the pvt bus station and hardly one km from the KSRTC bus stand. It is only a walkable distance from the hotel to Guruvayur Temple since it is located in the prime location of east nada, which is an advantage for the guests who prefer to go to temple in the early hours for Nirmalya Darshan etc...
SOPANAM is designed to attract the cream of domestic and international guests. The most spacious rooms with all the modem facilities and amenities. Elegantly furnished rooms with classic upholstery, qualified staff welco...

Sopanam Heritage Hotel

SOPANAM is designed to attract the cream of domestic and international guests. The most spacious rooms with all the modem facilities and amenities. Elegantly furnished rooms with classic upholstery, qualified staff welcoming you at the reception and best of all, a service with a smile. It is an experience in itself to stay at the SOPANAM HERITAGE.