Best places to visit in Kerala - land of spices

A state blessed with golden beaches, beautiful backwaters, scenic mountain ranges, powerful art forms and a plethora of choices to explore, Kerala is often synonymous with the phrase ‘God’s Own Country’. The geographic scenes of the coastlines decorated with coconut palms and its green interior are lush and a welcoming sight to see. Kerala brims with a rich cultural heritage. Its diversified culture is because of the influence of Christianity, Hinduism, and Islam. One can experience exquisite sculptures, dance, music, and painting that have played a pivotal role in the development of Kerala’s cultural traditions. The slow canoeing in the backwaters of Kerala relaxes the pace of the day and the sound of nature soothes the mind of every person who hears it. The adventurous call of the jungles will stimulate the adventurer in those who dare to live it. Colorful festivals, cuisines, and costumes add up to the color of the vibrancy of Kerala’s culture.

Kerala has a lot to serve. Starting with the ancient port of Fort Cochin is a vibrant town, teeming with heritage hotels and colonial buildings. Lake Vembanad is a popular destination for people to enjoy a relaxing backwater cruise. Alleppy, known for its beaches and lagoons is indeed a magnificent sight to see. One can find sprawling tea estates across Munnar, arrays of spices, antiques and carpet shops in Mattancherry. The Fort Kochi area is a home to many heritage houses, cafes and galleries.

Classical dance forms like Kathakali and Mohiniattam have evolved from their folk origins into highly praised and known forms. It combines the performing art forms of ballet, masque, and pantomime, and showcases beautiful blending of color, dance, music, drama, and expressions.

The cuisine of Kerala offers an assortment of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes prepared using fishes, poultry and meat, with rice as a typical accompaniment. Kerala is also known as the “Land of Spices” because of its past trade with Europe and many ancient civilizations.

Experience Kerala and witness of how gods are generous in their title and have spread their goodness far and wide across this prettiest of the peninsula.

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Kerala - Land of Spices

Fact & figure of Kerala

  • Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
  • Area: 38,863 sq km.
  • Population: 31,838,619
  • Language: Malayalam, English.
  • Best time to visit Kerala : August to February.
  • Airports:Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Kozhikkod

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