1Enakshi Ganguly = ""Vadakkumnathan Temple or the Vadakkunnathan Temple is one of the largest and ancient Shiva temples in Kerala, located at Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala. Also known as Vrishabhachalam and Thenkailasam (the Kailash of the south), Vadakumnathan Temple is situated on a beautiful hillock, facing the Trissur town. Lord Shiva is worshiped here as Vadakkunnathan, the Lord of North. Vadakkumnathan Temple is a typical example of the Kerala style of architecture with beautiful murals and pieces of art including various episodes from the great Hindu epic Mahabharata."Source: http://destinationsdiary.com/destination/vadakkumnathan-temple/72"