Kerala, the state in the southwest part of India, is one of the widespread tourist attractions in Asia. The distinctive landscape is perfect for travel lovers. Kerala has so many places to visit. With the tranquil backwaters, long-winded sea beaches, tea estates, hill stations, there are so many things the states offer. 

However, the artistic scenery is not the only thing that Kerala has to offer. The land of art and festival is well-known for its traditional art and cultural forms. The renowned classical dance forms such as Mohiniyattam, Theyyam, Kathakali, Ottan Thullal, Padayani are developed in Kerala. 

The exotic cuisines using the local spices are a paradise for food lovers. The ancient medical remedy, Ayurveda and Panchakarma of Kerala, has been recognized worldwide.

So, if you are feeling captivated by the never-ending beauty of Kerala, here are 5 places to visit in Kerala worth visiting.

1. Munnar:

Munnar is one of the top vacation places to visit in Kerala. Located in the Western Ghats, it is one of the most beautiful tourist places. The Scenery of hills as they touch the clouds is like a picture from a fairytale. 

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Places to visit in Munnar:

Here are some of the popular places to visit in Munnar.   

  • Atukkad Waterfalls.
  • Echo Point.
  • Eravikulam National Park.
  • Anamudi Peak. 
  • Tea Museum.
  • Pothamedu View Point.

How to Reach: 

You can reach Munnar by road. The closest airport is the Cochin International Airport. You can hire a cab service or take buses from there. There are no direct trains to Munnar. The nearest station is  Aluva.

2. Kochi:

The financial capital Kochi, the state of Kerala is a hotspot for travelers. Mark the city as one of the places you must visit when going to Kerala. With the centuries-old Chinese fishing nets, unique spices, the city is known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea.

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Places to Visit in Cochin:

Here are some of the tourist attractions:

  • LuLu Mall.
  • Kerala Kathakali Centre.
  • Chottanikkara Temple. 
  • Kerala Folklore Museum. 
  • Wonderla Amusement Park.
  • Marine Drive. 

How to Reach: 

Kochi is directly connected by airlines with the major cities across India and the world. The main city center is about 29 kilometers from the airport.

3. Thiruvananthapuram:

Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala, is well-known for its tempting beaches and elegant British architectural designs.

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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram:

You can visit these places in Trivandrum:

  • Padmanabhaswamy temple.
  • Kuthirmalika palace.
  • Napier museum and Chitra Art gallery.
  • Poovar island.
  • Vizhinjam lighthouse.
  • Kovalam or Shangamukham beach.
  • Veli tourist village.

How to get there: 

Trivandrum is accessible by road, air, and trains. The city has its station called Thiruvananthapuram Central, also known as Thampanoor railway station. The distance from the city to the airport is 8km.

4. Wayanad:

Wayanad is another favored hill station you can visit in Kerala. The place is an ideal spot for adventure lovers. Waterfalls, caves, bird watching sites, flora, fauna, this area is also renowned as the Land of Paddy Fields.

Places to Visit in Wayanad:

These are some travelers attraction:

  • Neelimala Viewpoint
  • Meenmutty Waterfall
  • Thirunelli Temple
  • Bamboo Forest
  • Edakkal Caves
  • Banasura Sagar Dam
  • Soochipara Waterfalls

How to Reach:

 Calicut International airport is the nearest airport, is around 87 km from Wayanad. Kozhikode is the nearest rail station. You can Take a bus or hire a cab to reach your destination

5. Alappuzha:

The world-famous backwaters of Alleppey are one of the most well-known places to visit in Kerala. The beautiful combination of lakes, lagoons, crisscrossed narrow canals, rivers, coconut palms, paddy fields can rejuvenate your soul.

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Places To Visit in Aleppey:

There are so many luring places. Some of them are

  • Alleppey Backwaters
  • Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
  • Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple
  • Revi Karunakaran Museum
  • Alappuzha Beach

How to Reach:

The Cochin International Airport is about  75 kilometers away from Alleppey. You can rich the city by road through national highway. The Alleppey Railway Station is well connected by rail to Cochin and Trivandrum.

The unique set of geographical features of Kerala is like a blessing. The state is also referred to as ‘God’s Own Country. The state is like a utopia with everything, including hill stations, backwaters, commercial cities, hamlets. 

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