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An introduction to Chalakudy


Chalakudy is a municipality as well as an Assembly constitency . Chalakudy town is  on the banks of Chalakudy river. It is situated Thrissur District of kerala state of India. It is the entrance of Athirapally and Vazhachal falls. Chalakudy city lies on NH47.It is in the middle of Ernakulam ( Kochi) – the commercial capital of Kerala, Thrissur the cultural capital of Kerala, Guruvayur- the Temple city and Athirapally falls

 Chalakudy is a municipality as well as an Assembly constitency . Chalakudy town is on the banks of Chalakudy river. It is situated Thrissur District of kerala state of India. It is the entrance of Athirapally and Vazhachal falls. Chalakudy city lies on NH47.It is in the middle of Ernakulam ( Kochi) – the commercial capital of Kerala, Thrissur the cultural capital of Kerala, Guruvayur- the Temple city and Athirapally falls

 It is believed that the. name "Chalakudy" is derived from the word Shalakudy, meaning a place where sacrifices are largely made. According to the Hindu religious scholars and local legends, Many "rishis" (including Saptarshis) used to come r here as it was considered as a sacred land  and did settlement for conducting sacrifices and hoisted  flag next to it to identify the spot, this gave the name "yagashalakody". And evolved to Shalakudy , and layer to Chalakudy,  ,

 Historical Importance of Chalakudy

During Tipu’s attack on Travancore kIngdom, Chalakudy was southeren army base  for attacking others

Population – 48,371 with a density of 1917 per km squre ( as per 2001 census)

Males- 49%

Female – 51%

Literacy rate- 85%

Chalakudy municipality (Grade 11 )

– formed in 1970. It covers an area of 25.23 Squre Kms.  And is divided into 37 electoral wards. 

Chalakudy assembly constituency consists of Chalakudy Muncipality, panchayaths of Melore, Kadukutty, Kuratty, Kodassery, Pariyaram, And Athirapally

 Now it is part of Chalakudy Chalakudi (Lok Sabha constituency).

UDF is the ruling Chalakudy Muncipality & Now  Mr Pailappan is the Municipal Chairman of Chalakudy.


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Chalakudy has a good demand for accommodation. Chalakudy is the center of Kerala. Chalakudy is the place which witness a lot of marriages of the couple who reside in north and south parts of Kerala. It is usually chosen hence as a common place to conduct marriages on mutual understand

  Chalakudy is the entrance to tourist destinations Athirapally and Vazhachal falls, Western Ghats Ecotourism-Valparai, Kauthukapark, Thumboormuzhy dam and river view garden. Also, Childrens Garden, View point, Natural bath, Botanical Garden, Butterfly Garden etc are additional attractions of Chalakudy. Chalakudy is the entrance point to two major water theme parks namely Silver Storm and Dream world 

    Chalakudy
 is the centre of Hindu Pilgrimage centre. And the main pilgrimage temple is Pisharikkal Temple. The Pisharikkal Bhagavathy temple is an ancient Amman temple that old about more than thousand years and situated in the state of Kerala. This temple is named under the list of 108 Goddesses Durga temples in Kerala state. This temple comprises two main God statues that are Vanadurga and Bhagavathy placed in this temple. Generally, all the devotees used to mention this divine god as “Bhadrakali amma. Koodalmanickam Irinjalakuda Bharatha temple is 14kms from Chalakudy. This is the only one temple of Lord Bharatha as deity. Again, Paramekavu Nagaraja Temple is 8 kms from chalakudy and Kodungalloor Bhagawathy temple is 24 km distant from Chalakudi.  

Christian pilgrimage centres like Divine Retreat Centre, Potta Ashram are famous all over the world and yearly, lot of people including tourists flow in groups to Chalakudy to take part in the prayers conducted here. St.Marys Church Chalakudy is a Mariyan Pilgrimage centre, with beautiful Holy Land imitation and prayers are another attraction to Chalakudy 
  
lot of Goverment offices, especially Forest Department etc has major offices in Chalakudy. Moreover, chalakudy is an educational hub too. As these tourist places can be covered by a day trip guests are selecting chalakudy as their base for the stay and it is very convenient for the journey ahead. Cochin airport is 21 kms from chalakudy. Chalakudy Railway Station (Station code: CKI)  is 2 kms from the town. Moreover NH47 is passing through Chalakudy and all KSRTC buses have stopover at Chalakudy. Tourists after visiting destinations like Athiripally, choose their accommodation facilities mostly at Chalakudy enjoying the night life and continue with their journey the next day.  


Chalakudy has a very rich nightlife. D cinemas, a new multiplex cinema complex by the famous actor Dileep is another entertainment option. Beer and wine parlors, bars, multicushion restaurants, shopping malls make the night life at Chalakudy more attractive. 


     

      
 
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Hotel SidharthaChalakudy

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 Hotel Meadows International  
 
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CLAY HOUSE  

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A premium Hotel on the side of  Salem- Ernakulam National Highway at muringoor.

 
2 Kms from Chalakudy Town 
 
  
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Location - Salem-Ernakulam Highway, Muringoor, Chalakudy, near Divine retreat centre
 
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 Hotel Kallelys Park Inn 

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 Hotel Kottaram Residency 

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 Chalakudy Emergency Numbers 

  Fire Station:-270 2000
  Post Office:-270 2873
  Excise :-270 8331
  Electricity:-270 8375 
  KSRTC:-270 1638
  Police:-270 8331
  Circle Inspector:-270 1507
  Office of DYSP:-282 5228
  Ambulance:-270 8386
  Govt. Hospital:-270 2372 
  Municipality:-270 8152
  RailwayStation:-270 1368
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