Mullaperiyar Dam

One of the most famous dams in Kerala is the Mullaperiyar Dam, located at about 881 meters above the sea level. It got its name from two rivers the Mullayar river and the Periyar river. It is known as the gravity dam, as they use the weight of concrete or stone masonry to hold back or resist the pressure of the water. The materials used for its construction were limestone…

Napier Museum

Located in the capital city of Kerala, Napier Museum is an art and history museum. With its unique architectural style, this museum stands out as a landmark of Thiruvananthapuram city. It got its name after the former Madras Governor, Lord Napier. With its architectural designs and elegance, it is always a spot for history buffs. The main highlight of this museum is it has got a natural air conditioning system.…

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Padmanabhaswamy temple, the famous Hindu temple with Lord Maha Vishnu’s “Anantha Shayana” posture is an ideal attraction for Hindu devotees as well as the tourists. Held in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram city, the City of Lord Ananta is visited by a lot of people every year is considered to be the richest temple in the world. With the mix of Chera style and Dravidian Style of architecture, the temple stands…

Tripunithura Hill Palace

Hill Palace, the largest archeological museum in Kerala is dwelling in Thripunithura, Kochi. Built-in 1865, it was the royal administrative office and official residence of the Cochin Maharaja. Spread over 54 acres the palace complex includes 49 buildings that are constructed in traditional Kerala style. It has an archeological museum, a deer park, a heritage museum, a pre-historic park, and a children’s park that attracts a lot of people. This…

Vazhachal Waterfalls

Vazhachal waterfalls, near the Vazhachal forest division and the edge of Sholayar ranges, is located on the Chalakudy river. It is just 5 km away from the famous Athirapally waterfalls thus frequently visited by a lot of people. This place is surrounded by dense forests and a variety of endemic species. Endangered species of hornbills were spotted by researchers around the waterfall ranges. It attracts a lot of bird lovers…

Pookode Lake Wayanad

Pookode Lake Wayanad is a scenic freshwater lake in the Wayanad district in Kerala, South India. Pookode lake Wayanad is also a natural freshwater lake nestling amid evergreen forests and mountain slopes at an altitude of 770 meters above sea level. It is 15 km away from Kalpetta. Panamaram, the rivulet which ultimately becomes Kabani River, originates from the Pookode lake Wayanad. It seems that the lake is spread across…

Priyadarshini Planetarium Trivandrum

One of the best planetariums in South India started functioning in 1994. With its tilted dome, this planetarium is the first hybrid planetarium in India. Special shows are arranged to entertain the visitors by providing them a learning experience. With the high versatile Opto-Mechanical projector, GM-11 field projector, this planetarium has the provision to watch starry night skies at any time at any location around the earth. The planetarium holds…

Blossom Park, Munnar

Located at the heart of Munnar, Blossom park attracts a lot of people with its lush green scenery and chilly weather. It’s the best place for nature lovers and photographers. This park offers flower gardens and a lot of fun activities. One can spend an entire day in this park engaging in different activities like trekking, bird watching, boating, playing badminton, roller skating, etc. A walk through nature’s lap along…

Meesapulimala

This highest peak in the Western Ghats after Anamudi is in the Idukki District of Kerala. At around 8661 feet above the sea level, this place is of great tourist attraction. It got its name as Meesapulimala as it is a group of 8 peaks that spread like a moustache. Located at around 20 km from Munnar, this place is surrounded by landscapes, dense forests, lakes, and tea plantations. With…

Kuruvadweep

Kuruvadweep or Kuruva Island is one of the major tourist spots in Wayanad. This nature’s gift is a river delta spread across 950 acres on the banks of the tributaries of the Kabini River. Three densely wooded island combines along with few submerged satellite islands to form Kuruvadweep. With complete silence and a chilly climate, this place is a heaven on earth. As it is not disturbed by city life…