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The nearest airport to Guruvayoor is cochin international airport , cochin which is 76 km away from Guruvayoor city centre .
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Guruvayur’s KSRTC Bus Stand has bus services to Thrissur, Kochi, Palakkad, Kozhikode and more.

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Guruvayoor is is believed to be the holy abode of Lord Vishnu on earth and is a small town that has grown around a Krishna temple. The name of the city is derived from the name of three deities Guru, Vayu and Oor.Whether you are looking for heritage or for blessings, you will stop to listen to its legends and love its elephants. Historical references date the temple to the 14th century, but legend says that Guru (Teacher of the Gods) and Vayu (Lord of the Winds) rescued the Krishna idol in the temple from a flood and installed it in this place sanctified by Lord Shiva, who benevolently moved to Mammiyoor. 

As night falls and a thousand oil lamps are lit around the temple, the stage is set for Krishnattam, a dance form almost exclusive to Guruvayoor, wherein popular fables from the life of Krishna are enacted. Watch an artist enact Krishna’s birth, the temple walls magically shimmering in the light of the lamps, and it’s easy to see why a legend says that the idol itself was moved to dance at a performance.

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Ancient Rituals
Jun 26 2014
Guruvayur is most ancient ritual place in kerala. Lord Krishna is famous in guruvayoor. Lots of nature place around the temple. Best place for meditation.
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Jun 21 2014
Holy pace to visit. Guruvayoorappan being the God. Easily reachable through railway and bus stations nearby.
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Cochin International Airport is the airport nearest to Guruvayoor. Guruvayoor is about 76 km distant from the airport. Get more info on how to reach Guruvayoor right on this page. Use the map included in the page to find the route from nearest airport to Guruvayoor in no time. Find out about the nearby places around Guruvayoor. Photos and reviews on Guruvayoor given here provide a better overview of your destination. Make ticket bookings to the airport nearest to Guruvayoor after going through all the info here. Have a nice trip!