List of must Watch / Visit Places in Kerala

Kerala is a unique state with diverse religion which has become the major attraction for the tourists because of its rich flora and fauna. Beautiful scenery makes it an incredible place for visit. It is the best place to experience the waterways and make your trip amazing. Popularly known as God’s Own Country, the state is laden with multitudinous attraction that wins the heart of every tourist. Be it a honeymoon couple, adventure enthusiast, leisure wayfarers, pilgrim devotees or tourists wanting to experience exotic holidays, Kerala has something to suffice all. Details on Kerala city and tourist places can be gathered from this article.

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Munnar Munnar is Known as Kashmir of South India and is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Kerala. Enchanting beaches, diverse wildlife, picturesque landscape and flawless backwaters make it an enthralling tourist destination in India. The main attractions are Eravikulam National Park – jungle safari in Eravikulam Park can give an astonishing sight of Langur, Elephants, Tigers, Leopard, Sambars, Nilgiri tahr and many other rare species. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Pothamedu, Devikulam, Kuthumkal waterfalls and Echo pintare some of the main visiting places in Munnar.
Thekkady Thekkady is probably the best place in Kerala to observe wildlife and hence its a dream destination for any tourist visiting Kerala.From the mighty Indian elephant to the Great Indian Tiger ,this place  has it all. This place is ideal for wildlife photography. Elephant junction, Mudra cultural centre, Periyar lake and Mangal devi temple are its main attractions.
 Alappuzha Backwaters Alappuzha is an important backwater tourist center, attracting several thousands of foreign tourists each year. The intricate networks of canals that snake their way through the vast expanse of paddy fields, through the lanes give Alappuzha the sobriquet of Venice of the East. The district is famous for its boat races house boat holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. Revi Karuna Karan Memorial Museum, Mannarassala Sree Nagaraja Temple, statue Of Karumadikuttan are its main attractions.
Vagamon National Geographic Traveler has listed Vagamon on their directory of the ’50 most attractive places to visit in India. Vagamon is a hill station situated 1,100 meters above sea level. Kurisumala, Indo-Swiss Project Diary Farms, Vagamon Meadows, Pine Forests, Thangal Hill, and Murugan Hill are its main attractions.
Ernakulam(Cochin) Ernakulam (Cochin) is a wide choice for recreation and tourist interests in the Kerala. And an immense scope for shopping. Fort kochi, ST. Francis Church, Dutch palace Mattancherry, Hill palace museum is its main attractions.
Thiruvananthapuram Thiruvananthapuram also known as Trivandrum is the capital of the Indian state of Kerala and the headquarters of the Thiruvananthapuram District. It is located on the west coast of India near the extreme south of the mainland. Referred to by Mahatma Gandhi as “Evergreen city of India”, the city is characterized by its undulating terrain of low coastal hills and busy commercial alleys. Priyadarshini Planetarium, Vizhinjam Rock cut temple and Kuthiramalika and Kanakakunnu Palace are its main attractions.


 Thrissur Thrissur is also known as the Cultural Capital of Kerala because of its cultural, spiritual and religious leanings throughout history. The city hosts the Thrissur Pooram festival, the most colourful and spectacular temple festival in Kerala. Athirapally Waterfalls, Anakkayam are its main attractions.
Wayanad Wynad with its peculiar and unique geographical position is blessed with mist clad mountains and sylvan Valleys. It is situated in an elevated Picturesque mountainous Plateau in Western Ghats.There are a number of ancient temples, rock caves relating to the stone-age era, churches, mosques and antique monuments. Kalpetta Pookot lake, Edakkal Caves, Pakshipathalam, Lakkidi are its main attractions.
Thenmala There are a large number of rubber and tea plantations in Thenmala. Timbers of all varieties are exported from here to all parts of the country. Themala Dam site is open for tourists. Eco tourists centre is situated at Thenmala. Thenmala Reservoir and Deer Rehabilitation Centre are its two main attractions.

So, plan your visit to all of the above places, don’t miss any of them.


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Last modified: May 31, 2014