Perumanoor is an old settlement at the southern tip of Ernakulam, the nerve center of Kochi. The place got its name after 'Perumana', which was a well known Namboothiri Illam once existed there. As per Government records, the place is also known as 'Edaparambathu Palli'.
Thevara is an adjoining residential locale. Perumanoor is around 3 km from the commercial center of M G Road. Bobsun Art Gallery, St George Church and Kochi Gurdwara are the major landmarks of Perumanoor.