An important business center, Kechery is near Choondal, Thrissur District
The town is famous as the birth place of Yousafali Kechery, a famous film song writer and the president of the Kerala Sahitya Akademi
Eranellur, Chiranellur and Choondal are the nearest villages. Peruvanmala Hill, Choondal Hill, Choondal Rock, Pattikara Backwater and Parappur Backwater are the nearest places of interest. River Kechery, originating from Machad forest ranges, is a major attraction.
The famous temple township of Guruvayoor
, and Chavakkad
are within short distance.
The Majlis Park
, an ayurvedic health resort with recreational and sports facilities, is nearby.
Kechery is easily accessible from Kunnamkulam
. Thrissur Railway Station
and Cochin International Airport
are the nearest railhead and airport.