Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

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Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

Ayurveda: Kerala is one of the few states in India which practises Ayurveda with much dedication. The presence of Ayurveda has always been very prominent in Kerala. The famous Ashta Vaidyas are known to have served the people of Kerala for several years. Another reason for the strong presence of Ayurveda in Kerala is the easy availability of herbs and medicinal plants in the region. Visit Kerala to try the therapeutic benefits of Ayurveda.

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Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

Cuisine: Coconut, chillies, curry leaves, tamarind and mustard seeds dominate the tastes and cuisine of Kerala. So, if you love spices and spicy food, Kerala will definitely not fail to satisfy your cravings. Seafood is very famous among the people of Kerala. Mouthwatering dishes such as dal curry, fish curry, sambar and numerous varieties of dosas are famous all over the country and around the globe. Sweet dishes such as Payasam are a favourite with the masses.

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Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

Festivals: The people of Kerala enjoy every occasion with grandiosity. Kerala, a land of festivals, celebrates numerous festivals around the year. Onam is one of the biggest festivals in Kerala. Through festivals such as Onam, we have an opportunity to observe the rich and varied culture of Kerala.

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Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

Nature: Kerala is called 'God's Own Country' for a reason. Nature seems to have bestowed its entire beauty on Kerala. Waterfalls, backwaters, mountains, beaches, hill stations and wildlife just add essence to the beauty of Kerala. 

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Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

Snake Boat Race: Kerala comes alive during the monsoons. Every year during the rains, the local villagers come together to participate in a much anticipated sporting event - snake boat racing. You must certainly experience at least one boat racing event during your stay in Kerala.

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Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

Mural Paintings: Kerala is equally famous for its murals. Beautiful mural paintings found in ancient temples are worth your time. These paintings emphasise beauty, clarity and symmetry and are a fine illustration of great Indian history and heritage.

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Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

The Grand Kerala Shopping Festival: To promote tourism, the government of Kerala has introduced the Grand Kerala Shopping Festival between December and January. During this shopping festival, the government offers a wide range of discounts to customers.

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Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

Houseboats and Backwaters: Your trip to Kerala wouldn't be complete without a stay in a houseboat along the Kerala backwaters. Picturesque landscapes, diverse wildlife and quaint villages along the backwaters make for a scenic view as well as fond memories to take back home. Both houseboats and backwaters are major tourist attractions.

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Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

Beaches: Although you'd prefer Goa to enjoy its beaches, Kerala has some of the most peaceful and tranquil beaches. When you’re looking to get away from the noisy everyday life, the famous beaches of Kerala seem to beckon you - Varkala, Marari and Kovalam being the most famous ones.

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Top 10 Attractions of Kerala

Traditional Dance Performances: When in Kerala, remember to see the Kathakali dance performances. Kathakali is one of the oldest forms of dance - drama in Kerala. A Kathakali performance in addition to entertainment will perhaps even enlighten you with a fine glimpse of our rich southern Indian culture.

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