Category: Places of Interest

Bekal Fort, Kasaragod

Kasaragod is a beautiful town poised at the Northern extreme of Kerala State.16 km south of the town on the National Highway, is the largest and best preserved fort in the whole of Kerala, bordered by a splendid beach. Shaped like a giant keyhole, the historic Bekal Fort- built in 17th century – offers a […]

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Attappadi

Situated on the north-eastern side of Palakkad district and spread over an area of 745 sq km. Attappady or Attappadi is one of the largest tribal settlements in the State. The grandiloquence of this great symphony of forests, rivers and mountains is awe inspiring. Many tribals like the Irulas, Mudugas and Kurumbar live here, though […]

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Aranmula

The unique heritage village of Aranmula gets its name from the centuries-old Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple. The Parthasarathy Temple (dedicated to Sree Krishna) on the banks of the holy River Pamba attracts large crowds of devotees. The temple has fine murals from the 18th century. The Vijnana Kalavedi at Aranmula imparts training in the traditional arts […]

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Aquatourism in Kozhikode

A land of serene beaches, ancient monuments, lush green countrysides, historic sites, wildlife sanctuaries, rivers, hills, a unique culture and a warm, friendly ambience, Kozhikode is a much sought after destination. Once the capital of the powerful Zamorins and a prominent trade and commerce centre, Kozhikode was the most important region of Malabar in the […]

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Aquatourism in Kottayam

Bordered by the lofty Western Ghats on the East, and the Vembanad Lake and the paddy fields of Kuttanad on the West, Kottayam is a land of unique characteristics. Panoramic backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands, extensive rubber plantations and a totally literate people have given this district the title: the land of letters, latex […]

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Aquatourism in Kollam

Located 71 km to the north of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam is another coastal district of Kerala. One of the oldest ports on the Malabar coast, Kollam was once the port of international spice trade. 30% of this historic town is covered by the renowned Ashtamudi Lake making it the gateway to the magnificent backwaters of Kerala. […]

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Aquatourism in Kochi

Located on the coast of the Arabian Sea, Ernakulam district is a cluster of islands networked by lagoons and backwaters. Kochi (Cochin), one of the finest natural harbours in the world, was once a major centre of commerce and trade with the Arabs, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and the British. The commercial capital and the most […]

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Aquatourism in Kasaragod

The northern most district of Kerala, Kasaragod is situated on the sea coast bordered by hilly Kodagu and Mangalore districts of Karnataka in the east and north. Fishing is a prime source of livelihood along with the coir and handloom industries. With its unique natural and cultural attractions Kasaragod is known as the land of […]

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Aquatourism in Alappuzha

With the Arabian Sea on the West and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and freshwater rivers crisscrossing it, Alappuzha is a district of immense natural beauty. Referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’ by travellers from across the world, this backwater country is also home to diverse bird life. By virtue of its […]

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Anchuvilakku – stone lamp post in Kottayam

Anchuvilakku is a stone lamp post and a typical example of Kerala architecture, was built near the Changanacherry boat jetty by the renowned freedom fighter Veluthampi Dalawa. The Changanacherry or Changanassery market, one of the largest in Kerala, was also established by the freedom frighter. The five lamps on this post are lit using kerosene. […]

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