Top 10 tourist places in kerala

01- Alappuzha

Alappuzha (or Alleppey) is a city on the Lakshadweep Sea in the southern Indian state of Kerala.
Alappuzha is famous for boat races, beaches, marine products and coir industry, is a world renowned backwater tourist destination of India. Kuttanad, Alappuzha backwaters and Alappuzha beach are the tourist attractions in the district. The city’s Mullakkal Temple features a traditional design.

02 – Munnar

Munnar is a town in the Western Ghats mountain range in India’s Kerala state. A hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite and it is surrounded by rolling hillocks established in the late 19th century.Munnar is famous for its tea plantations. You can also visit Tata Tea Museum . There are several scenic waterfalls in and around Munnar. Atukkad Waterfalls, Lakkam Waterfalls, Naimakkadu Waterfalls are a few which are frequently visited. winter months are the best time to visit Munnar since the weather is pleasant.

03 – Kochi

Kochi (also known as Cochin) is a city in southwest India’s coastal Kerala state. It has been a port since 1341, when a flood carved out its harbor and opened it to Arab, Chinese and European merchants. It is one of the most amazing destinations on the southwest coast line of Kerala. An all-weather harbor and a grand seascape mark it as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”.Kochi offers beautiful nature, history and contemporary culture. The city is covered with trees and greenery.

04 – Kovalam

Kovalam is a small coastal town in the southern Indian state of Kerala. At the southern end of Lighthouse Beach is a striped lighthouse with a viewing platform. Kovalam is famous for its beaches, among the most pristine in India. Kovalam is extremely popular among westerners due to shallow waters and low tidal waves. It is also one of the oldest tourist territory.

05 – Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

The Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is a Hindu temple located in Thiruvananthapuram, capital of the state Kerala. The Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is renowned for its beauty and grandeur. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, it is one of the 108 sacred Vishnu temples or ‘Divya Deshams’ in India. Historians say the temple dates back to the 8th century but the present structure was built in the 18th century by the Travancore Maharaja Marthanda Varma.The Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple one of the wonderful and most powerful temple in india

06 – Periyar National Park

Periyar National Park, also known as Periyar Tiger Reserve, is in the mountainous Western Ghats of Kerala. The park is widespread along the area of 925 sq km .This wildlife sanctuary is home to tigers and a significant elephant population, as well as rare lion-tailed macaques, sambar deer, leopards and Indian bison. In the park’s north, Periyar Lake is popular for boat rides. The best time to visit Periyar is September to April.

07 – Athirappilly Water Falls

Athirappilly Falls, is situated in Athirappilly Panchayat in Chalakudy Taluk of Thrissur District in Kerala. It is the largest waterfall in Kerala, 80 ft high and 330 ft wide. Athirapally Falls is a marvellous. It is also called as Bahubali Waterfall. Athirappilly Falls is not one of those destinations in Kerala that is on a common traveller’s list. Just a short drive from Athirappilly to the Vazhachal falls, which is close to dense green forests that are home to many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna.

08 – Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park is a 97 km² national park located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki and Ernakulam districts of Kerala. It has many trekking and hiking trails and fun spots and rare flora and fauna for people of all ages to enjoy. Golden jackal, jungle cat, wild dog, dhole, leopard and tiger are the main predators. Some little-known animals such as Nilgiri langur, stripe-necked mongoose, Indian porcupine, Nilgiri marten, small clawed otter, ruddy mongoose, and dusky palm squirrel are also found.

09 – Marari Beach

Marari Beach is a beach at Mararikulam village in Alappuzha District of Kerala. It is 11 km from Alappuzha town. The water is clean and safe for swimming.

10 – Varkala Beach

Varkala Beach is a beach situated in Varkala Town of Varkala Municipality in Thiruvananthapuram district. The beach skirts the Arabian Sea, part of the Indian Ocean. This beach is famous for its natural springs which are said to have medicinal qualities. The 2000-year-old Janardhanaswamy Temple along with the Sivagiri Mutt attract a steady stream of visitors all year long. Many Ayurveda centres have been set up in the area as well which only adds to its appeal. It is believed that a dip in the water destroys all kinds of sin, so it is also known as ‘Papanasam Beach’.

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