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Tourist places in Kerala

Traveling to Kerala is an unforgettable experience because of the unique history and culture of Kerala.  Kealala tourism is famous for historic monuments, rural tourism, nature tourism, wild life tourism, hill stations, beaches etc. The main tourist attractions in Kerala are covered below.

The main tourist destinations in Kerala are Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, kasargod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Vayanad. Each tourist places own its specialties also.


Alappuzha has a vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers crossing it and is a district of immense natural beauty. The main attractions in Alappuzha are Pathiramanal, Andhakaranazhi beach and Alappuzha beach. Pathiramanal is a small island located on the border of Kottayam – Alappuzha districts.


Located on the cost of Arabian sea, Ernakulam is the commercial capital of Kerala. The main attractions of Ernakulam are Cherai Beach, Kumbalangi, Marine Drive, Paniyeli Poru and Njarakkal Fish Farm.


Idukki is known as the spice garden of Kerala. Idukki is famous for its hill areas and forests. The main attractons of Idukki are Munnar, Thekkady wild life sanctuary, Wagamon and Ramakkalmedu.


Kannur is the most historical district of Kerala. The town’s rich history lives on through its ancient forts, old shrines, and many venerable institutions. The main tourist attractions of Kannur are Muzhappilangad driving Beach, Payyambalam Beach, St. Angelo fort and Thalassery Beach.


Situated at the extreme northern tip of Kerala, Kasaragod is known as the land of Gods, beaches, rivers, hills and forts. The main tourist attractions are Ananthapura lake temple, Bekal fort, Bela church, Chandragiri fort and Madhur temple.


Kollam is famous for cashew trading and processing industry of Kerala. Kollam was one of the most important ports of Kerala for space trading with Arabs. The important tourist attractions of Kollam are Ashramam picnic village, Thenmala Dam and Thenmala eco-tourism.


One of the most famous backwater destinations of Kerala – Kumarakom situates in Kottayam district and the culture of Kottayam reflects in the rich heritage of Kerala tourism in backwaters.


Kozhikode is the largest city in Kerala. This city is also known as Calicut. The main attractions are Kappad, Thusharagiri water falls and Koorachundu.


Malappuram is tourist destination bounded by Nilagiri hills on the east and Arabian sea on the west. Malappuram is famous for Conolly’s Plot, Adyanpara Water fall and Teak museum.


Palakkad is famous for its palm trees and paddy fields. Palakkad is known as ‘the granary of Kerala’. The main tourist attractions of Palakkad are Nelliyampathy and Malampuzha dam and garden.


Pathanamthitta is famous for Aranmula Kannadi. The main attractions are Aranmula Kannadi, A, Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, Hanuman temple Kaviyoor and Perumthenaruvi Waterfalls.


Thiruvananthapuram also known as trivandrum is the capital city of Kerala. The main attractions from Thiruvananthapuram are Anchuthengu beach, Kovalam, Shangumugam beach and Veli beach.


Thrissur is known as the ‘Cultural Capital of Kerala’. The main tourist places in Thrissur are Athirppally-Vazhachal water falls and Pukalappara.


Wayanad is a beautiful green place in Kerala. The main toursit destinations in Thrissur are Banasura Sagar Dam, Bathery Jain Temple, Muthanga Wildlife sanctiry, Lakkidi, Ambalavayal Agricultural Research Station, Pookkott Lake, Meenmutty Waterfall, Thrikkaipetta Village and Chain Tree.

So let’s go for a travel through all these tourist places and enjoy your Kerala tour.

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