KERALA, God’s Own Country

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KERALA, God’s own country

Kerala is popularly known as the God’s own country. It is located on the South-western tip of India, enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in Asia. Kerala is so pure and beautiful that it was selected by the National Geographic Traveler as one of the 50 destinations of a lifetime and one of the thirteen paradises in the world.

Tourists automatically get attracted to this beautiful state. It has beauty all around, which eventually makes everyone fall in love with it. This place is filled with traditions, beautiful places and a lot of tourist activities, people make sure to visit it whenever they are in India. There are many unexplored places in this state, and this state gives a lot out to the other cities in the country. Not only this, this state provides services internationally as well. The best thing about this state is the greenery that is all around it, which attracts more and more people towards it. The best time to visit Kerala is between September to March, as the weather is in favour to the state at this time. A few places that are to be visited in Kerala are:

 KOCHI

Initially being the officially port of Kerala, Kochi is now the official capital of the amazing state. This city has a lot of tourist attractions, and they look forward to visit this city whenever they are in and around the state. Having a humid climate throughout, the best time to visit this place is between May and October.

A few places that can be visited in Kochi are-

·        Cherai Beach

·        Kochi Fort

·        Mattancherry Palace

·        Santa Cruz Cathedral

 MUNNAR

Munnar is considered to be a really beautiful hill station in Kerala. It is entirely covered with tea-plantation, and that is what it is mainly famous for. The days in Munnar are generally warm, whereas the nights in this city are comparatively cool.

A few places that can be visited in Munnar are-

·        Anamudi

·        Eravikulam National Park

·        Mattupetty Dam

·        Pothamedu View Point

KUMARAKOM

Backwaters are one of the most beautiful things about Kerala. It has a type of beauty that nothing else has, and it is very soothing to see these beautiful backwaters. Kumarakom is a village that is situated at one of the backwaters of Kerala, and eventually have a lot of houseboats everywhere. Being in a house boat is one of the most beautiful experiences that a person can have, and there is nothing better than being in the backwaters for the same.

A few places that can be visited in Kumarakom are-

·        Chavara Bhavan

·        Village Life Experience

·        The Great Backwaters

·        Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

·        Bay Island Driftwood Museum

KOTTAYAM

The city of Kottayam is one of the main centres of studies in the state of Kerala. It involves a lot of centres and institutions, and is also known as the land of letters. The facts state that the highest literacy rate in the country is in this state, eventually beating all the states and leaving them behind. There are many colleges, schools, and also other various institutions in and around the city, that have been there since the British period.

A few places that can be visited in Kottayam are-

·        Thazhathangady Juma Mosque

·        Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple

·        Municipal Jubilee Park

·        St. Mary’s Church

·        Ettumanoor Mahadevar Temple

 PALAKKAD

Palakkad comes under one of the most beautiful cities in Kerala. Being surrounded with greenery everywhere, it attracts a lot of tourists towards it, and people love being a part of such a lovely environment. There is a lot of natural beauty that would keep the tourists engaged in city, and not just this, it also has a lot of variety of activities for the tourists. It also consists of a lot of dams, which not just helps in the conservation of water and production of resources; it also helps in increasing the economical rate of the city because of the tourist attractions.

A few places that can be visited in Palakkad are-

·        Palakkad Fort

·        Malampuzha Dam

·        Fantasy Park

·        Dhoni Waterfalls

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