Cities of Kerala
Kerala is one of the beautiful travel destinations of India. Located in the southwestern tip of the Indian peninsula, this wonderfully beautiful tropical paradise is world renowned for its mesmerizing beaches, breathtakingly beautiful views of backwaters, lush vegetation, amazing mountains and spice perfumed fresh air. Adding to this, rich culture of this lovely state embrace not only Hinduism but also various other religions such as Islam, Jainism Christianity, Judaism and so forth.
Cities of Kerala that are truly worth visiting include- Munnar, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Varkala, Thekkady (Periyar), Alappuzha (Alleppey), Wayanad, Kottayam (Kumarakom), Ernakulam (Cochin), Idukki, Kannur, etc.
Situated at the influence of Mudrapuzha, nallathanni and kundala, Munnar is 1600 m above sea level in south India. This is a highly popular hill station which gains attention of tourists for sprawling tea plantations, mesmerizing landscape, luxury resorts, warm hospitality, exotic flora and fauna. Pothamedu, Devikulam, Nyayamakad, Rajamala, Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi (the highest peak and ideal spot for trekking) are some of tourist attractions of this city.
Also known as Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala. This is one among the famous cities of Kerala state and it is bounded by Tamil Nadu on the East and the Arabian Sea on the West. This is popular among tourists for rich cultural heritage, enchanting picnic spots, countless historic monuments, backwater stretches world renowned beaches.
Other than this, Kovalam Beach, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, The Napier Museum and Sree Chitbra Art Gallery make Thiruvananthapuram a much sought after travel destination.
In the past few years, Varkala has become as a hot spot travel destination of Kerala. Beaches of Varkala make it exceptionally beautiful beach destination for spending leisure time in Kerala. If we talk about the tourist attractions of this mesmerizing city, these are Papanasam Beach (Varkala Beach), Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple, Sivagiri Mutt, Anjengo Fort, Nature Cure Center, Kappil Lake and Mineral Springs.
Thekkady is another major city of Kerala where you can find herds of elephants, picturesque spice scented plantations, unending mesmerizing hills and lush greenery. Moreover, periyar forest of thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves of the country. Adding to this, it the best destination for mountain walks and trekking.