PEECHI DAM
PEECHI DAM is located just 7km from Pattikkad. This dam project started as an irrigation project, offers boating facilities at the reservoir. Peechi is a fascinating picnic spot. Boating is permitted in the reservoir and on lucky days one can see wild tuskers on the forested banks, part of which forms a wildlife sanctuary. Built across the Manali River, the dam is a vast catchment area of nearly 3200 acres with extensive botanical gardens and cascading fountains offer numerous inviting avenues for tourists. One can see tuskers on the bank of this reservoir Peechi Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1958 has got 125Sq.Km area
 
 
GURUVAYOOR TEMPLE
GURUVAYOOR TEMPLE is located just 35 km from Pattikkad . Guruvayoor Temple of Thrissur is a very important and famous pilgrimage. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, who is worshipped as Lord Krishna, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. The town where this temple is located is known by the name of Thrissur Guruvayoor. The temple of Guruvayur in Trichur, Kerala is worth a visit and just a mere sight of the Lord’s idol in its grandeur is enough to make you feel pure and blessed. The temple follows a strict decorum and only Hindus are allowed inside. The temple is said to have been built by Guru (preceptor of Gods) and Vayu (God of winds). The idol is built out of a rare stone called Patala Anjana.
 
 
SABARIMALA SREE AYYAPPA TEMPLE
SABARIMALA SREE AYYAPPA TEMPLE is one of the most ancient and prominent Sastha temples in the country. Located in the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Pathanamthitta district in Kerala, Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple is one of the few Hindu temples in India that is open to all faiths. The shrine of Sabarimala is one of the most remote shrines in southern India yet it still draws three to four million pilgrims each year. Surrounded by mountains and dense forest Sabarimala is believed to be the place where Ayyappan meditated. Perhaps the best known pilgrimage destination in Kerala is Sabarimala. Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple is the most famous and prominent among all the Sastha Temples. It is believed that “Parasurama Maharshi” who retrieved Kerala from the sea by throwing his axe, installed the idol of Ayyappa at Sabarimala to worship Lord Ayyappa.
 
 
VADAKKUNNATHAN TEMPLE
VADAKKUNNATHAN TEMPLE  one of the ancient Shiva temples, situated in the centre of Thrissur  which is 13 km from Pattikad. World famous Thrissur Pooram is celebrated here every year in the month of Medam [April-May. In terms of visual splendour, the grand assembly of aparisoned elephants, amazing pyrotechnic displays, spellbinding ensembles of percussion instruments and enthusiastic crowds, there is no match for it. One can’t find a festive gathering and celebration on such a scale anywhere else.  Thrissur  pooram is a festival unique in its pageantry, magnitude and participation. It is not a mere temple festival in its strict sense but at the same time it is the festival of festivals of Kerala.
 
 
BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF DOLOURS (PUTHAN PALLY)
BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF DOLOURS (PUTHAN PALLY) the biggest and tallest church in Asia, situated in the heart of the city of Thrissur. It is famous for its Gothic style architecture with an area of 25,000 square feet (2,300 m2), with exuberant interior decorations include fine specimens of murals, images of saints and scenes from the scriptures.  Architect who completed the church was Ambrose Gounder.
 
 
MALAMPUZHA DAM
MALAMPUZHA DAM situated  10 km from Palakkad town. Nurtured by  Kerala’s longest river, the Bharathappuzha, Malampuzha is a lush green town .The major tourist attractions are trekking trails , large irrigation dam, beautiful rock garden, the fish-shaped aquarium, the snake park, boating facilities the ropeway which takes you on an aerial tour of the park, and the gigantic Yakshi (an enchantress) sculptured by Kanai Kunhiraman, a renowned sculptor.
 
 
TIPPU SULTAN FORT,
The TIPPU SULTAN FORT, located at the heart of Palakkad town  is also called as the Palakkad fort regarded as one of the best preserved forts of south India. Today, fort of Tipu Sultan is a protected monument and is looked after by the Archaeological Survey of India. The tough walls of the fort speak volumes about the stories of courage and bravery of Tipu Sultan, also known as the "Lion of Mysore".
 
 
SILENT VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
The SILENT VALLEY NATIONAL PARK a rich storehouse of biodiversity, with an area of 90 sq km is located at 40km from Mannarkkad in Palakkad district. The core of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is the Silent Valley National Park. It got the name, Silent Valley because the clamour of Cicadas is conspicuously absent here and the main attractions includes a unique preserve of tropical evergreen rain forests which is a veritable nursery of flora and fauna, some of which are found nowhere else in the world.
 
 
ATHIRAPILLY, VAZHACHAL 
The scenic beauty of ATHIRAPILLY, VAZHACHAL   is located close to Pattikad and on the edge Sholayar forest ranges, just 5 kms apart . The charm of flickering water falls  in the dense forests cannot be described by words. Starting from a height of approximately 80 mts to join  the Chalakudy river , presents a visual extravagance to visitors.
 
 
KERALA FOREST RESEARCH INSTITUTE (KFRI)
KERALA FOREST RESEARCH INSTITUTE (KFRI) is an institution of the Government of Kerala under its Science and Technology Department. The Institute is dedicated to research in tropical forestry, environment and biodiversity conservation. The vision of KFRI is to function as a Center of Excellence in tropical forestry and to provide scientific support to the State and its people on matters related to forestry, with particular emphasis on conservation, sustainable utilization and scientific management of natural resources. The Main Campus of KFRI is situated at Peechi, a sylvan location situated 20 km east of Thrissur.
 
 
JUBILEE MISSION MEDICAL COLLEGE & RESEARCH INSTITUTE
renowned medical institutes in Thrissur. The medical college was established in 1952 and has been a premier college for medical education, ever since then. The college is affiliated to the University of Calicut, Kozhikode. The medical college is recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI). Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Thrissur initiated its journey as a private hospital and it was the first and the only private hospital in Thrissur, during the period of its commencement. The college is being managed by a charitable group ‘Jubilee Mission Hospital Trust’, Trichur.
 
 
COLLEGE OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES , MANNUTHY
COLLEGE OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES , MANNUTHY was established in 1955 by the Government of Kerala in 1972. It was taken over by the Kerala Agricultural University as a constituent college. The college campus is spread over an area of 147 hectares and is located on the side of the National Highway NH 47 at Mannuthy about 5 km from the Thrissur town. The main objectives of the college are teaching, research and extension in the field of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.
 
 
GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE
Thrissur, established in 1982 is presently one of the leading centers in medical education in Kerala. Recently it is upgraded to the status of which began functioning in the campus in 2009. Spread over an area of more than 250 acres (1.0 km2), it is located in the serene surroundings of Mulagunnathukavu(M.G Kavu) 14 km away from Thrissur. Link to official students union website : su-thrissurmedicos.com.
 
 
SNEHATHEERAM BEACH, THALIKKULAM
SNEHATHEERAM BEACH, THALIKKULAM Snehatheeram, means ‘Love Shore’, is 3 km away from Thalikkulam and 43 km away from Pattikkad, a wonderful place to spend a day or evening with family. This beach, is maintained by Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC), definitely one of the most beautiful beaches in Kerala. There is one restaurant named as ‘Naalukettu’ near the beach and they serving famous Kerala sea food. A park is also near the beach for your kids and family. Park entry fee Rs.5/- for adult and Rs.3/- for children.
 
 
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