Major Attractions of Kerala
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