Wadakkancherry,Coastal Village, Thrissur – Kerala

Wadakkanchery is a small town in Thrissur district, Kerala . It is the Head Quarters of Thalappilly Taluk. This town is situated on the Thrissur – Shoranur State Highway 22 and is directly connected to Kunnamkulam (another major town on National Highway 17 ). There is a railway station here – Managed by the Southern Railways, Wadakancheri Railway Station (also spelt Wadakanchery Railway Station).

Festivals and Attractions:
The Vazhaani Dam, approximately 8km from here, made entirely of mud is the major tourist attraction near Wadakanchery.
Wadakkanchery is situated in the heart of “pooram belt” – “pooram” s are the annual festivals in temples of central Kerala, mostly in and around Wadakkanchery, Especially the “Uthralikkaavu” are well known for the fireworks extravaganzas during the festivals.

Religion :
Many important places of worship are also here.St. Francis Xaviers Forane Church, St. George Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, Ottupara Town masjid, Jaram masjid, Sivan temple and Maari amman temple … etc.The Dhanwantari temple near Erumapetty (on Kunnamkulam – Wadakkanchery road, approx 8km from Wadakkanchery) is another Place of religious interest.