Where to visit in Kerala?
Thiruvananthapuram city: (Padmanabhaswamy temple, Puthen Malika palace, Kalari, Zoo, Margi School, MG Road, The Napier Museum, Art Gallery, (Science and Technology museum), Chacha Nehru Children's Museum, Padmanabhapuram (palace), Pozhikkara and Pachalloor, Kovalam (beach), Chowara (beach), Shanmugham Beach, Akulam (lake), Veli (tourist village), Azhimaluthura ( beach), Ponmudi ( hill station), Nellinkunnu, Pullinkudi, Kolikkal Kottaram, Agastya Hills and Neyyar Dam, Peppara (wildlife_Guide), Neyyar (wildlife), Varkala (Hindu shrine & beach).
Kollam : Thankasseri (beach), Ashtamudi ( backwater), Neendakara (fishing harbour), Alumkadavu houseboats, Sasthamkotta (Hindu shrine), Azheekal (beach), Karunaganapali (see traditional kettu vallam being built), Alumkattaru, Krishnapuram Palace, Amritapuri (home of Amritanandamayi). more about Kollam here
Kottayam : Kumarakam (backwater, driftwood museum, bird sanctuary), Thirunakkara ( Hindu shrine), Aranmula (known for its ancient temple dedicated to Parthasarathy) Ettumanur (it features a circular shrine, wood carving and murals), Cheriyapally (Christian shrine), Bharananganam ( Christian shrine), Thazhathangadi ( Muslim shrine).
Pathanamthitta : Sabarimala (Hindu shrine), Aranmula (Hindu shrine, backwaters, Kannadi Vidya Gurukulam, Vijana Kalavedi), Sree Vallabha Temple ( kathakali), Thankasseri, Monroe Island, Kaviyoor (Hindu shrine), Kozhenchery (Maramon convention), Niranam (Christian shrine), Perunthenaruvi ( waterfalls).
Alappuzha : Alappuzha (beaches), Kuttanad (backwater), R & QST Block Islands, Pathiramanal (Hindu shrine), Ambalappuzha (Hindu shrine), Arthungal (Christian shrine), Kayamkulam (Krishnapuram palace), Mannarsala (serpent worship), Chakulathukavu (Female feet washing temple), Thiruvalla ( kathakali performing temple), Chengannur (menstruation worshipped temple), Chettikulangara (Kettukazhcha), Mannarshala near Haripad(home of 30,000 carved stones of rearing snakes) Champakulam (home to the Church of St Mary's), Muhamma, St Andrew's Forane Church (popularly known as St Sebastian's) .
Idukki : Thekkady (wildlife), Eravikulam (national park), Munnar (hill station), Anthukad (waterfalls), Madupetty (dam), Sethuparvathipuram (dam), Cheeyapara (waterfalls), Valara (waterfalls), Marayur (sandal plantation), Chinnar (wildlife), Cheruthoni (dam), Moolamattom (power house), Peerumed (hill station), Thommankuthu ([[Waterfall_Guide | waterfalls).
Ernakulam : Kochi, Fort Kochi, Mattanchery ( heritages), Christian shrines, Princess Street, Jews Street, Waterfront, Bolgatty Island, Bishop’s House), Ernakulam (marine drive), Vypeen (island), Cherai (beach), Edapally (Christian shrine and Kerala history museum), Malayattoor (Christian shrine), Willington island, Netoor (home of ENS Kalari School of Kalarippayattu) Kalady (Sri Sankara shrine), Kodanad (elephant training), Thattekkad (bird sanctuary), Poothathankettu (dam), Thripunithura (heritage and hill palace museum).
Thrissur : Thrissur town (Hindu shrines, zoo, museums, palace, Christian shrines, Guruvayur (Hindu shrine), Punnathur Kota (elephants’ house), Palayur (Christian shrine), Chimmony (dam and wildlife), Peechi ( dam), Athirapilly (waterfalls), Vazhani ( waterfalls), Cheruthuruthy (Kerala kalamandalam), Arattupuzha, (Hindu shrine), Kodungallur (Hindu shrine and Muslim shrine)Irinjalakuda (known for Koodal Manikiyam temple), Beaches.
Palakkad : Vythiri (hill stations), Suchipara (waterfalls), Padigiri (peak), Mempara (peak), Parambikulam ( wildlife), Kannimara (waterfalls), Attapadi (mountain valley), Malampuzha (gardens), Kalpathy (ratholsvam), Nenmara-Vellangi (temple festival) Nilliampathy(hill station), Vatika Gardens, Silent Valley National Park ( 75km by road from Palakkad)
Malappuram : Thirunavaya (Hindu shrine), Nilambur (teak), Kottakkal ( ayurveda).
Kozhikode : Kozhikode (beach, mithai theruvu, Mananchira square), Kappad ( beach), Payyoli (beach), Thusharagiri (waterfalls & dam), Kakkayam (dam), CVN Kalari (kalarippayattu), Kutti Chira mosque, Moppila mossque, Kunhali Marikar Residence, Peruvannammuzhi (dam).
Wayanad : Vythiri (hill stations), Suchipara (waterfalls), Kanthanpara (waterfalls), Meenmutty (waterfalls), Pookote (lake), Karalad ( lake), Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Chembara (peak).
Kannur : Valapattanam (river & waterfalls), Fort St Angelo, Parassinikkadavu (Hindu shrine & snake park), Payyambalam (beach), Meenkunnu (beach), Arakkal museum (it has a great collection of various historic art pieces), Beypore (uru), Muzhappilangadi (beach), Thalasseri (Gundert’s bungalow).
Kasargod : Chandragiri (fort & beach), Ravipuram (hill station), Bekal (fort and beach), Malik Dinar Mosque, Twin Ashrams.
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