KSTDC Bangalore Guruvayur Tour Package
|Every Second Saturday of the month
Departure: 6.00 am
Arrival: 6.00 am (9th day)
KSTDC Bangalore Guruvayur Tour Package: KSTDC offers KSTDC Best of South India Package Tour, a nine-day tour through Tamil Nadu and Kerala covering Tiruvannamalai, Tirunallar, Tanjore, Srirangam, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Cuttralam Falls, Kanyakumari, Trivandrum, Kaladi, Guruvayur, Palani, Kodaikanal.
Guruvayur (Guruvayoor or Gurupavanapuri) is a municipal town in Thrissur District of Kerala. Guruvayoor temple, Mammiyoor temple and Elephant camp are few of the must see places at Guruvayur.
Ekadasi, the eleventh day of every lunar fortnight, is very auspicious to the Hindus. Of the 24 Ekadasis in a year, the Vrishchika Ekadasi (Sukla paksha) has got special significance in Guruvayur temple. A memorial honour for Gajarajan Kesavan is conducted in Guruvayur.
Chembai Sangeetholsavam is an annual Carnatic music festival held in Guruvayur by the Guruvayur Devaswom at Thiruvaiyaru as a kind of homage to Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, one of the titans of Carnatic Classical Music. Chembai had conducted the festival in the temple town on his own for about 60 years. He used to invite all the great Carnatic Musicians to perform in the temple town and in course of time, the scale of the festival rivalled the Thiruvaiyaru Thyagaraja Aradhana, which is recognised as one of the most important festivals of homage paid to Saint Thyagaraja.
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