Kerala Gods Own Country- Tourist's Heaven

As you know Kerala is known as gods own country and have lot of place to visit. The main tourist attraction of this place is .The state have 14 districts and each districts have lot of place to visit. Mainly back water lakes, hills,rivers and traditional art forms are attracting the people. This article is giving about the tourist spots in south Kerala.

Kerala is in the extreme south of India and a part of Western Ghats. In the south of Kerala Indian ocean and north Tamilnadu, east Karnataka borders and west Arabian ocean. Most famous Sahyadri hills located on the east side of Kerala


Trivandrum is the capital of Kerala and the name came for it is from the god Ananthapadmanabha swami. It is one of the temples and now popular because the largest jewels and gold collection is there. It Is located in the town of the city. All means of transportation are available in Trivandrum including rail, road, and air. You can also rent a car in Trivandrum for visiting the places on your own. There are several beaches is there to visit. September to May is the best season for visit.

1. Veli - It is the place sea and lake joining here. And boat service is ther for tourists. Its 10 k.m far from the city. Local bus service will get and easily you can go there.

2. Kovalam - 16 k.m from city and on the way to Veli. You can see the beautiful calm and quiet sea here. Also possible to swim here.

3. Ponmudi - A cool area and hilly area. This greenish valley attract every people who loves to see natural beauties. Also it located 50 k.m far from city. Accommodation will get here and you can visit a deer park near to this place.

4. Kanakunnu palace- This is one of the old place in Kerala. Its belongs to Travancore royal family.

5. Aakkulam lake - It is the largest children park in Kerala. And 8 k.m far from city.

These are the main tourist places apart from this lot of pilgrim centre is there to visit.
1. Anantha Temple
2. Beema mosque
3 Shiva giri- place of Sree Narayan guru Samadhi.


In malayalam there is a proverb that saying whoever visiting kollam they will not return to home. As like this place is very beautiful and have largest cashew nut farms in this district.August to march is the time for tourists.

1. Thirumulla varam Beach - 4 km far from town and a beach with a beaytiful sight.

2. Chenthuruni Wild sanctuary- It is located the side of chenthurni river and it is 70 km far from kollam town. You can see elephants, deer,fox like many wild animals.

3.Sastham kotta kayal- It is largest lake in Kerala and 20 km far from town.

4. Palaruvi water falls- 75 km far from town and the water falls have around 300 feet height.

Pathanam thitta

There are many plces to visit and mainly this district is famous for pilgrim centres. Sabari mala, Niranam church,Juma masjid are the main pilgrim centres. Apart from that there such places like Panthalam palace,Pernthenaruvi,konni elephant farm are other attractions of district.Augst to march is the good season for visiting these places.


This is the place most number of tourists visiting and lot of place to visit.Season time for tourism is September to March.

1.Alleppy beach- The brdges and old light house are the main view from this beach.

2.Krishnapuram palace- It s near to kayamkulam. Its 47 km far from alleppy. Also there is one art gallery and valued paintings are the main attraction of this museum.

3. Kuttanadu- You may be familiar with this place because you can see this place in many malyalam and other films. It is the most beautiful village in Kerala. Also aprt from that Pathiramanl a island, Nehru boat rice are the main attracting points of Alleppy.


The district is famous for rubber and it is first district in kerala got100% in literacy. There are many places to visit. September to march is the best time to visit here.

Kumarakom- It is one of the place famous for house boat service an sea foods. Also It is 16 km far from town.
other places- Poonjar palce, illikkal kallu, Ayyambara, Kotta thavalam, and c.m.s press

Apart from this there are several pilgrim places. They are Erumeli, Vaikkom, Kottayam big mosque, Bharananganam etc.

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Author: Amit Kumar14 Sep 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

I have never been to kerala but I have heard that it is a awesome place for the tourists.

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