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Varavoor

Varavoor
residential village
Varavoor
Varavoor
Location in Kerala, India

Coordinates: 10°43′0″N 76°13′0″E / 10.71667°N 76.21667°E / 10.71667; 76.21667Coordinates: 10°43′0″N 76°13′0″E / 10.71667°N 76.21667°E / 10.71667; 76.21667

Country  India
State Kerala
District Thrissur
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,643
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 680585
Telephone code 0488
Vehicle registration KL-08
Nearest city Thrissur
Lok Sabha constituency Ottapalam

Varavoor a lush green residential village in Thrissur district is in the state of Kerala, India.[1] It is surrounded by small green hills and is 30 mins drive away from the cultural head quarters of Kerala. Varavoor was declared “litigation-free” village on 7 May 2000.[2]

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Varavoor had a population of 7643 with 3617 males and 4026 females.[1]

How to reach Varavoor

Varavoor is well connected by road and rail.

Road

  • From state high way 22 (Thrissur - Shornoor high way SH22) Varavoor is just 10 minutes drive i.e. around 7 km, one needs to turn from Mullukara (SH22) and take Chittanda Thalasseri Road.
  • Varavoor is 5 km from state highway 50 (Kunnamkulam Road)
  • One can reach Varavoor from SH39 also (Cheruthuruthi - Perumpilavu Rd). Its around 12 km from state highway 39

Rail

  • Mullukara Railway station - 7 km away
  • Vallattolnagar Railway Station - 8 km away
  • Wadakkancheri Railway station - 11 km away
  • Shoranur Junction Railway station - 13 km away
  • Thrissur Railway station - 25  km away

Air

  • Cochin international airport - 78 km
  • Calicut International Airport - 78 km

landmarks

This god own land is a religiously and culturally rich village, the world famous Kerala Kalamandalam is just 8 min drive from here.

Religious

Churches

  • Our Lady of Divine Love Church Varavoor [3]

Temples

  • Varavur Palakkal Bhagawathy Temple
  • Keezhthali sree mahadeva temple
  • Ayyappan Kavu Temple
  • Moorhkan Kulangara Sree Mahadeva Temple
  • Methrukkovil Kottaram Shiva Temple

Mosque

  • Thali Mosque
  • varavoor maqam
  • varavoor mosque (valavu)
  • kumarappanal mosque
  • kottupuram mosque

Educational

Schools

  • Government Lower Primary School, Varavoor.
  • Government Higher Secondary School, Varavoor
  • ANMM UP school, Thali
  • St. Joseph School Kudannur
  • Kanjirakode LP School

Higher Education

  • Malabar College of Engineering and Technology (5 min from Varavoor) [4]

Malabar College of Engineering and Technology is promoted by the IQRA Educational and Charitable Trust. The IQRA Educational and Charitable Trust have dedicated itself to the cause of knowledge and empowerment, with special focus, on technical education for the educationally, socially and economically backward communities. In the light of this, MCET is established in 2009 by an order of the Government of Kerala, approved by AICTE New Delhi and affiliated to Calicut University.

  • Jyothi Engineering College (10 min drive from Varavoor)[5]

Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur (JECC), run under the aegis of the Trichur Educational Trust, which in turn is a part of the Archdiocese of Trichur, is a centre for higher education in the field of engineering, in the state of Kerala, India. It is an AICTE approved institution and is affiliated to the University of Calicut. The college was started in the year 2002.

  • Kerala Kalamandalam Deemed University for Art and Culture (8 min drive from Varavoor)[6]

Kerala Kalamandalam (Malayalam: കേരള കലാമണ്ഡലം), lately renamed as Kalamandalam Deemed University of Art and Culture, is a major centre for learning Indian performing arts, especially those that developed in the southern state of Kerala. It is situated in the village of Cheruthuruthy in Thrissur District on the banks of the Bharathapuzha river. The institution, now a deemed university, was founded in 1930 by poet Vallathol Narayana Menon and Manakkulam Mukunda Raja. Kalamandalam imparts training in classical dance and theatre forms like Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Kudiyattam, Thullal, Kuchipudi, Bharatanatyam, and Nangiar Koothu, besides the traditional orchestra called Panchavadyam. Training is also given in various percussion instruments like chenda, maddalam and mizhavu. Kalamandalam follows the gurukula sampradayam, the ancient Indian education system based on residential tutelage. Kalamandalam was conceived to provide training to its students in the Gurukula Sampradaya, an ancient tradition of residential schooling where students stayed with the teachers, sharing the same atmosphere and learning from them the nuances of the arts. Eminent masters were brought to Kalamandalam. Training sessions, which started in the morning, extended till late in the night.

  • Government Medical College, Thrissur (20 min drive from Varavoor)[7]
  • Vidya Academy of Science and Technology (15 min drive from Varavoor)[8]

Banks

State Bank of Travancore, Varavoor (thali)

CATHOLIC SYRIAN BANK LTD, MULLURKARA IFSC CODE : csbk0000173. MICR CODE : non-micr.

CANARA BANK, WADAKKANCHERRY IFSC CODE : cnrb0000723. MICR CODE : non-micr.

SOUTH INDIAN BANK, WADAKKANCHERRY IFSC CODE : sibl0000095. MICR CODE : 680059402.

STATE BANK OF INDIA, WADAKKANCHERRY IFSC CODE : sbin0010562. MICR CODE : 680002010.

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