Places to Visit Kerala – Unveiling Famous Tourist Attracting of Kerala

Kerala – gods own country. Kerala has to be experienced and felt with all your senses to feel the charm run in your blood and nerves. The state is full of places for tourists. Mystic charm of kerala is not only in its green countryside but the many other things place provides. There is Ayurveda, Kalaripayatu or martial arts and many the temples, mosques and churches that remind us of its varied history.

Alleppey

Alleppey is a small town with the Arabian sea on the west. You can see a number of lagoons, lakes, and fresh water rivers in Allepey. Known as Alapuzzha in Malayalam it is a place of immense beauty, home to a variety of birds and animals. You can enjoy househoat holidays, boat races, just buy some coir or marine products or simply relax in the beaches. Other places you must see are Pathira Manal, Champakulam Church, Kuttanad , Alapuzzha beach and Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple.

Ernakulam or Cochin

Ernakulam or Cochin is on the coast of the Arabian Sea. It is the commercial capital of Kerala and is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. This centre of commerce traces back its history to Dutch, Portugese, Chinese, Arabian and British settlers. Sightseeing places are St. Francis church, Willingdon island, Chinses fishing nets, Fort Kochi, Bolghatty island, Mattanchery Palace.

Munnar

Another place that is fast becoming popular in Kerala is Munnar. A favourite place for honeymooners Munnar is at the confluence of three mountain streams Mudrapuzha, Kundala, and Nallathanni. Lovely tea plantation, scenic towns made for postcards and resorts make this town very popular. The highest peak of the south Anamudi is situated here.

These are just some important places to visit in Kerala. Many more places are found in Kerala which helps you experience the place more.

Just experience Kerala

Kerala is a wonderful place for tourists. It has so much to offer for its tourists. Simple food and exotic countryside make Kerala a fine place to visit. Some of the places you can go sightseeing are Kumarakom, Thekkady, Kovalam beach, Varkala and Thiruvananthapuram.

Kumarakom has panoramic backwaters, lush paddy fields, rubber plantations and highlands. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is worth the mention.

Thekkady is the place for elephants with its spice plantations and chain of hills. Wildlife reserves are common in this place, and it is a great place for mountain walks and treks. You should not miss Vandanmedu, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Kumily.

Kovalam Beach

Kovalam is  the beach resort of Kerala. You can relax in the beaches of Kovalam which also boasts of a lighthouse. It is ideal for a long stay as the restaurants offer good facilities at affordable costs.

Varkala is town very close to the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram. It boasts of the Papansan beach which has very less crowd. 2000 year old temple called Janarathama temple is found here.

Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala which is bordered by the Arabian Sea. Capital city of Kerala is a picnic sport with many internationally popular beaches. Other attractions of Thiruvananthapuram are the Padmanabha swamy temple, Napier Musuem, Kuthiramalika Palace Musuem, Sree Chithra Art Gallery and Kovalam Beach.