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Tourist Places in Kerala
Famous tourists places in Kerala
The serene backwaters, the golden beaches, the canoeing and kayaking – Kerala offers breath taking views and
umpteen exciting activities for its visitors! It is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India and is
often termed as the ‘South Indian Paradise’.
Best places to visit in Kerala include –
Often termed as the Kashmir of South India, Munnar is located at an altitude of 1600 feet above the sea level. It
is one of the most beautiful hill-stations of Kerala. It is a haven of peace and tranquility. The unending valleys
and the pristine flora and fauna lure the tourists towards this place. Hence, it is one of the most common tourist
places in Kerala.
Main Attractions in and around Munnar are –
This place is a paradise for wildlife lovers! It has India’s largest wildlife sanctuary and is a home to the Periyar
Tiger Reserve. In the sanctuary one can spot the gigantic Asian elephants, bisons, the Sambar deer, boars, wild
squirrels, leopards, lion tailed monkeys etc.
The chilly climate is very refreshing for any visitor. Located in the Idukki district of Kerala, Thekkady is a perfect
retreat for any tourist who loves fun, adventure and exciting rides. It is also famous for exclusive Kerala
Kochi / Eranakulam
Located in the Eranakulam district, formerly known as Cochin, Kochi is one of the most important seaports in
India. It is considered to be a huge hub of shopping and famous for one of the best Kerala chips. Kochi is where
China and India collide hence; it showcases an amalgamation of an entirely different culture.
Main tourist attractions in an around Kochi
Kovalam is one of the most beautiful beach towns near the Arabian Sea, located 16 km away from
Thiruvananthapuram. ‘Kovalam’ means a grove of coconut trees and one can easily spot lines of those in the
entire place running from everywhere to everywhere. Kovalam is a group of three beaches separated by huge
rock outcroppings that form a crescent therefore, it is also known as the ‘crescent beach’.
The serene beaches are a treat to the eye! It is one of the best tourist places in Kerala.
Vagamon is located in the Kottayam-Idukki border of Kerala. The cool climate is favourable for all tourists and
the acres of tea plantations attract many onlookers. It is also known as the ‘Scotland of Asia’. Since olden days,
Christian missionaries have built their abode of service at Kurisumala at Vagamon.
This place is the 12th district in Kerala and is made by carving out areas from Kozhikode and Kannur districts. It
was known as Mayakshetra (Maya’s land) in olden days. Its new name’s etymology says that it is a combination
of Vayal (paddy field) and Naad (land), making it the land of paddy fields. Wayanad is a home to many tribals
Also known as the Alappuzha backwater is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Kerala. It attracts a lot
of foreign tourists each year. The huge houseboats and the intricate network of canals make it look similar to
The district is famous for boat races, marine products and the coir industry.
Main attractions in Alleppey
Thrissur is also termed as the ‘Cultural Capital of Kerala’ because of its cultural, spiritual and religious sagas
throughout history, which makes it a popular tourist place in Kerala. It is the abode of the Kerala Sangeetha
Nadaka Akademi and Kerala Sahitya Academy. The Thrissur Pooram festival held here is one of the most
famous and celebrated temple festivals not only in Kerala but also in the whole of India.
Main Attractions in Thrissur
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