Famous Places to Visit in Kerala
Kerala is the south western state of India. Kerala is a beautiful place to be experienced not by reading articles about kerala; it is a place to be visited. Kerala is a place with full of coconut palms that carpet the land from hills to shores. Kerala is famous for Ayurveda Treatments. Kerala is famous for its beaches which touches emotions of every traveler. Kerala shares its western border with the Arabian Sea.
Famous Beaches in Kerala
Fort Kochi Beach
Kovalam is just an hour drive out of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram, where you can have a sun bath in this beach. Varkala Beach is famous for its Ayurvedic Spas which is located in Thiruvananthapuram. Kappad Beach is rock studded beach in Kozhikode, where Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese explorer landed on 1498.
There are many jungles located in Kerala, You can visit many parks for animals located in Kerala.
Idukki National Park
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Silent Valley National Park
Wayanad Wildlife Reserve
There are many famous religious places to be visited in Kerala.
Sabarimala ( famous for Lord Ayyappa )
Churches in Kerala
When you visit to kerala make a point to visit 4000-year old Sri Vallabha Temple on the banks of Manimala in Thiruvalla, probably the only temple in Kerala where Kathakali is performed as a ritual offering everyday.
Famous Forts in Kerala
Bekal Fort: Located some 20 kms from Kasargod town, Bekal Fort lies abutted by the Arabian Sea.
Palakkad Fort: This fort was built by Hyder Ali in the year 1766 A.D. to hasten the communication between Coimabatore and the West Coast, This fort is located in palakkad District of Kerala.
Pallippuram Fort: Pallippuram Fort was built in the year 1502 A.D by the Portuguese. This fort is the one of the oldest existing European monuments in India
St.Angelo’s Fort : This fort was built on the shore line by first Portuguese viceroy of India, Sir Francisco De Almeiyda. St.Angelo’s Fort is located two and a half kilometers from Kannur town. This fort was then captured by the British and for a long time remained under their control. ST.Angelo’s fort at present is protected by the Archaeological Survey of India.
So do you want to visit Kerala after reading this Article, Come and enjoy the pleasure of discovering the pristine sands and rivers of Kerala.