The history of Thrissur is very much steeped in culture. According to the legends, it is believed that the city of Thrissur was established after a Shiva temple was consecrated here by Lord Parasurama. Hence, the city’s ancient name was Thiru-Shiva-Perur meaning Shiva’s abode.

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The name went through many transitions, and so has the city. Now it is not just famous for its numerous temples; it is also considered as an Entrepreneurial city, owing to the large number of entrepreneurs working in the city.

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As many ancient cities, Thrissur is centered around a temple – the Vadakkunnathan temple. The whole town takes up a space of about 65 acres surrounding the hillock called Thekkinkadu Maidan which seats the Vadakkunathan Temple. The Swaraj Round or the Thrissur Round as it is known, surrounds this hillock and happens to be South-Asia’s largest roundabout! It is one the biggest commercial centres of the city and also one of the busiest; a haven for gold and textiles shopping. Artech Gateway apartments, the latest offering from Artech is just 700 metres away from Swaraj Round!

By living in Artech Gateway near the Swaraj Round, you are living at Thrissur city’s heart. The Swaraj Round is the destination in Thrissur for cultural events. ‘Pulikkali’ takes place annually here, on the fourth day of the Onam festival. People pour in from all parts of the district be part of it. It is close to the Thekkinkadu Maidan where the iconic Thrissur Pooram is held annually. The Pooram is one spectacular event known around the world for its sights and sounds.

As much as it is a well-known destination for shopping and cultural events, the Swaraj Round offers excellent connectivity to other parts of the city. If you were to be living around here, you certainly wouldn’t have to travel around much for your living needs as most things are conveniently near you!

Nature’s Delight at your Doorstep

This bit is for all the nature lovers. Thrissur city is close to many wonderful natural waterfalls such as the Athirappally, Vazhachal and Charpa falls-all under just 60 km away. There is also the man-made Thumburmuzhy close to Thrissur, which is another popular tourist spot. These places would make excellent destinations for those quick weekend getaways and to entertain your family and friends.


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