As a tourist destination; Kerala has everything that a visitor or traveler may look for. However, it is also one of the places that are popular for the temples that reflect its culture and heritage.
Kerala, the God’s own country has many things to offer. It has got exotic sea beaches at Trivandrum, the capital city, Cochin and others; great hill stations like Munnar, Vagamon, and the hill district of Idduki, and wild life sanctuaries. Then there is the back water of Kochi and other places that is the favored destination of honeymooning couples.
Representative of Culture and Heritage
But above all these; and that includes the heritage and historical places and festivals of Kerala, another aspect that makes Kerala one of the most popular tourist destinations, is the temples. It is the temples that represent the true culture and heritage of the small yet beautiful state.
Uniqueness of Temples in Kerala
Kerala temples are unique in various ways. While they represent the culture and heritage of South India, they also have unique features of their own that make them stand out among thousands of temples in South India. Having an identity of their own these temples give Kerala an additional identity. Visitors can opt for special package tours like Sabrimala Temple tours.
En Route Trivandrum to Kovalam
Visitors may proceed to Kovalam via Trivandrum and en route they can visit a number of exotic places and some very important temples in Kerala.
Moving From Kovalam to Kanyakumari
En route from Kovalam to Kanyakumari the visitors will come across Suchindram Temple. Further, visitors can also visit the Vivekananda Rock Temple and other temples in Kanyakumari as a bonus though not in Kerala.
Proceeding through Thekkady and visiting the Periyar Wildlife sanctuary there and then proceed to Kottayam to visit the Ettumanoor and Vaikkom. Thereafter the visitor can proceed to visit Guruvayoor temple visiting on the ways Chottanikara and Kaduthuruhi temples. In addition; the bonus for the visitor would be visiting the famous Elephant camp. One of the features of the Guruvayoor Krishna temple is that only Hindus are allowed entrance in the temple.
Thekaddy to Cochin
After visiting the Krishna temple in Guruvayoor the visitor will proceed to Cochin from Thekaddy and on the way the visitors will visit Vadkumnathan Temple as well as Paramekavu Devi Temple and other small and large temples.