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Major Attractions of Kerala

Updated on July 28, 2008
Palghat Fort
Palghat Fort
Kovalam Beach
Kovalam Beach
River Periyar
River Periyar
Dhoni falls
Dhoni falls

Kerala state in the Indian Union is located at the southern part of the Indian peninsula. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital. The principal spoken language is Malayalam. Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. A long shoreline with serene beaches, tranquil stretches of backwaters, hill stations and exotic wildlife, waterfalls, plantations and paddy fields, ayurvedic health holidays, enchanting art forms, festivals, historic and cultural monuments, an exotic cuisine...

Places to Visit : Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Idukki, Kannur, Wayanad , Kasaragod.

Backwaters : Kumarakom, Kuttanad,Alleppey (Alappuzha), Cochin (Kochi), Quilon (Kollam), Veli & Akkulam (Trivandrum)

Beaches : Kovalam beach, Chowara beach, Shanghumugham beach, Varkala Papanasam, Alappuzha beach, Quilon beach, Cherayi Beach, Bekal beach, Kappad beach

Waterfalls : Vazhachal, Athirapally, Palaruvi,

Hills : Munnar, Agasthyarkoodam, Charalkunnu,Dhoni, Mattupetty

Hill Stations : Wayanad, Ponmudi, Nelliyampathy, Munnar, Idukki, Devikulam, Wagamon

Wildlife : Eravikulam National Park, Silent Valley National Park, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

Monuments : Hill Palace Museum, Kanakakkunnu Palace, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Koyikkal Palace, Krishnapuram Palace, Mattancherry Palace, Bolghatty Palace, Alwaye Palace

Temples: Guruvayoor temple, Sabarimala temple, Vaikom Shiva temple, Ambalapuzha temple, Mannarasala Snake temple, Ananthapadmanabhaswami Temple at Tiruvananthapuram, Ettumanoor Mahadeva temple, Jain Temple at Palakkadu, Kodungalur Bhagawati temple, Kozhikkode Tali temple, Sri Rama Temple at Triprayar near Trissur,....

Miscellaneous : Gazelles ( Yacht),Alappuzha - Aquatourism, Amrithamedu (Kurisumala),Jewish Synagogue(Mattancherry), Attappady, Edakkal Cave (Wayanad), Napier Museum, Pazhassirajah Museum & Art Gallery, Shri Chitra Art Gallery, St. Francis Church (Kochi), Town Hall and Archaeological Museum (Trissur), Boys town, Lakkidi, Chandragiri

Other Attractions: Ayurveda Health Centres, Martial arts, Ritual arts, Performing arts, festivals, etc


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    • Anamika S profile image

      Anamika S Jain 

      8 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      I have been to most of the Places in Kerala and love it too!

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      Ameer, ulliyeri 

      9 years ago

      hai chettaaaa sugamano, happy x` mas

    • Tatjana-Mihaela profile image


      10 years ago from Zadar, CROATIA

      Kerala seems to be amazing... Thank you for informing us.

    • subamenu profile image


      10 years ago from Dubai

      Thanku very much in joining my fan club.I know Kerala.It is definitely a Gods own place.Im expecting more hubs from u.Regards


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