Guruvayur additionally composed as Guruvayoor, is a civil temple town in Thrissur District, of Kerala State in India. It houses the Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple, the fourth biggest temple in India as far as the quantity of fans going by per day.Guruvayur, as indicated by the legends might be 5,000 years of age as the Guruvayur temple symbol may be. There are no chronicled records to build up it. It is likewise trusted that Lord Krishna, requested that 2 sages take the symbol from his temple in Dwarka while the city was being pulverized and set up it in Kerala. The symbol of master krishna was brought by Vayu deva and brhaspathi and was set in guruvayur.
As right on time as the sixteenth century, numerous references are seen about Kuruvayur. In old Dravidic, Kuruvai implies ocean, consequently the town on the drift might be called Kuruvayur. The name guruvayur is a converge of both their names "master" brahaspathi and "vayu' deva. In the fourteenth century, Tamil writing 'Kokasandesam', references about a place called Kuruvayur is made. As indicated by prominent history specialist Professor K. V. Krishna Iyer, the Brahmins had started to come and settle at Kodungallur amid the time of Chandra Gupta Maurya 321-297 BC.