Thursday, November 3, 2016

top 10 places to visit in kerala

1.Kumarakom bird sanctuary


Kumarakom is most common tourist spot situated near the Kottayam city and well-known for its houseboat in backwaters of Vembanad Lake. Vembanad Lake is the greatest freshwater lake of Kerala and longest lake in India. Kumarakom is a popular Bird Sanctuary and home to a wide assortment of nearby and migratory birds

2.Meenmutty Fall (Wayanad)


The district of Wayanad is positioned in the north-east of Kerala on the large altitudes of majestic Western Ghats. Wayanad is one particular of the least discover location of Kerala and major portion are tribal habitat. District of Wayanad is full of points of interest with Mountains Peaks, Rivers, lakes and waterfall. Meenmutty Falls a 3-tiered waterfall with a height of 300 metres is situated in Kalpetta.

3.Thrissur pooram

Thrissur is known as cultural capital of Kerala situated at the central of in Thrissur District. The city host numerous cultural, spiritual and religious festival of the state, Thrissur Pooram festival is the most colorful and spectacular amid them. Puli Kali also identified as Tiger dance is a single of the most well-known folk art performed right here for the duration of Onam festival.

4.Chembra Peak

Chembra Peak is near Meppadi town is found at an altitude of 6900 feet above MSL. Trekking here could be quite adventurous as the path is steep. The view from best of the peak is spectacular. Forests on both side of the peak, you will uncover the view remarkable. The entire Wayanad falls inside your vision assortment from right here and you also get to see Kozhikkode, Nilgiris and Malappuram.

5.Chottanikkara Devi Temple


This is the most famous temple in the state of Kerala. It is situated on outskirts of Kochi. The two major deities right here are Rajarajeswari and Badrakali.

It is situated in a serene ambiance. No matter what your belief may possibly be, you could even now check out the place, which is one of the most essential tourist destinations and offers you tranquil moments.

6.Anjuthengu Fort


As the identify signifies Anjuthengu is a place full of coconut trees. Anjuthengu fort or Anjengo fort was established by British East India Company throughout 17th century. The fort has got significantly historical relevance as it is the 1st main trading station of the East India Organization.

It was also the initial signaling station for ships arriving to Kerala. Anjuthengu is 36 km from Thiruvananthapuram. The nearest railway station is Kadakkavur railway station and the nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram Global airport.

7.Padmanabhaswamy Temple


Padmanabhaswamy temple is found in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The temple is built in an intricate fusion of the indigenous Kerala style and the Dravidian type of architecture linked with the temples located in the neighboring state of Tamil Nadu, featuring high walls, and a 16th-century Gopuram. While the Moolasthanam of the temple is the Ananthapuram Temple in Kasargod, architecturally to some extent, the temple is a replica of the Adikesava Perumal temple positioned in Kanyakumari District. It is the richest Hindu temple in the world. In terms of assets gold and treasured stones, it is by far the wealthiest institution and place of worship of any type in the recorded background of the world, with an estimated $22 billion really worth of gold and jewels stored in underground vaults (not accounting for historical value). At the time of writing, only 5 of the eight underground vaults had been opened and explored.

8.Bekal Fort


Bekal fort is located on the backdrop of Arabian seashore in Kasaragod district is the greatest fort you can see in Kerala. The water-tank with its stairway, a mosque and a Hanuman temple at the entrance and the fascinating see of the surrounding locations from the fort helps make it special amongst other forts of Kerala.

9.Dutch Palace


historical monuments of kerala

Dutch Palace Built by the Portuguese in 1557 and presented to Raja Veera Kerala Varma of Kochi, the Palace was renovated in 1663 by the Dutch. The palace has a Bhagavathi Temple in the central courtyard. It is developed like the normal Kerala style mansion; the Nalukettu. The double storeyed palace stands by the panoramic Kochi backwaters. An exquisite assortment of murals borrowed from the Indian myology decorate the walls. Also on display are royal possessions like weapons, swings and furniture which offer a glimpse of the life-style of the majestic household

10. Krishnapuram Palace


Krishnapuram Palace is an 18th century palace built by Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma in Alleppey district of Kerala. It is one uncommon specimen of the Kerala type of architecture. The royal home of the rulers of Kayamkulam Kingdom, the palace has memorabilia of the bygone era. This palace also houses Kerala's biggest Mural depicting the story of Gajendramoksham (salvation of elephant). A museum that houses antiques, sculptures, paintings, weapons, megalithic remains, stone inscriptions, coins and artifacts in bronze. Between the museum highlights include a Bible in Sanskrit language. Stroll around the landscaped gardens and discover the preserved collections.

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