Thiruvalathoor is a place of historical importance. It is located about 10 km away from Palakkad
town. The place houses an ancient temple. The carvings made on the wood and the sculptural works on the stone are noted for their antiqueness.
The place is easily accessible from Palakkad as it is a major railhead on the Southern Railways. The nearest airport is at Coimbatore (55 km). Palakkad is also well-linked by motorable roads with all major towns and cities of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.