Vadakkunnathan temple for UNESCO`s Heritage Sites
Thrissur (Ker): Archaeological Survey of India
(ASI) has recently recommended 14 sites, including temples and
palaces, from Kerala to the United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESO) to include in its
list of World Heritage Sites.
ASI`s superintending Archaeologist here, Dr M Nambirajan
told PTI here today that the ancient Sree Vadakkunnathan
(Shiva) temple, where the famous "pooram" festivals are held,
was one such shrine recommended.
Two-hundred and fourteenth year (214) of Thirssur pooram
falls this year on May one.
Other temples are at Triprayar, Peruvanam, Chemmanamthitta,
Pallimanna and Thiruvanchikulam and Umbrella Stone at
Chiramananged and Arikanniyur, all from the district, he said.
Besides forts of saint Angelo, Beckel, Palakkad and
Thalassery, Padmanabhapuram palace and the Edakkal caves had
also been recommended, he said.
ASI is the modal agency for recommending suitable states to
include in the list of the world heritage sites of the UNSCO,
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