What are the 10 Famous Tourist Places in Kerala

Kerala is a tourist’s paradise with loads of attractions and warmth to offer. Here are some of the best places to visit while in Kerala:

  1. Munnar– located at an elevation of 1600 meters from sea level, Munnar is known as the Kashmir of South India. It has the Tata Tea Museum, Idukki Arch Dam, Anamudi, Chianr Wild Life Sanctuary, Indo Swiss Dairy Firm, Eravikulam National Park to offer to tourists. Munnar offers everything from rolling hills to dense forests and lush green tea gardens for tourists.
  2. Thekkady– this destination is famous for the Periyar Tiger Reserve which is a paradise for wildlife lovers. The great Indian Tiger to mighty elephants, lions, boars, deers, tailed macaques can be spotted here. In fact, the Nature Walk program offered to tourists is an excellent way to tour the reserve and also watch birds and butterflies. Discover nature from close quarters at Periyar!
  3. Alappuzha Backwaters– this destination attracts several foreign tourists due to its serenity and peaceful environment. It is fondly referred to as the Venice of East because of the intricate network of canals meandering through the vast expanse of paddy fields. The houseboats, beaches, marine products and coir industry all contribute to the popularity of the destination. Revi Karuna Karan Memorial Museum, Mannarsala Sri Nagaraja Temple, Statue of Karumadikuttan are some more attractions in Allappey.

    Natural View of Thekkady
    Natural View of Thekkady
  4. Vagamon– this is a hill station situated at an elevation of 1,100 meters with cool temperature ranging between 10 and 23 degree Celsius even during summer months. The place is also known for tea plantations and is fondly known as the ‘Scotland of Asia’. Tourists will find the place peaceful and tranquil.
  5. Cochin/Eranakulam– Cochin or Kochi is a significant seaport of India. Other than the port tourists will enjoy a visit to the Jewish Synagogue, Cherai Beach, Mattancherry Palace, Marine Drive, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Athirappally Falls, Kodanad Elephant Sanctuary, and Ezhattumugham Nature Village. This particular place has loads to offer to tourists and with greater variety.
  6. Kovalam– Kovalam is an extremely famous beach resort in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. The beach is lined with coconut trees which makes a beautiful sight. Green and tranquil Kovalam offers 3 beaches separated by rocky land forming a crescent which looks ethereal.
  7. Thiruvananthapuram– Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum is the capital city of Kerala state and is known for its coastal hills and the undulating terrains. It is also a commercial hub of South India. Tourists can also visit Kuthiramaika, Kanakakunnu Palace, Priyadarshini Planetarium and Vizhinjam Rock Cut Temple.

    An Evening View of Kovalam Beach
    An Evening View of Kovalam Beach
  8. Thissur– Thissur is the cultural capital of Kerala. The Thissur Pooram Festival is a famous one upholding the heritage of Kerala. It also houses the Kerala Sahitya Academy, Kerala Lalithkala Akademi and Kerala Sangeetha nadaka Academy. Anakkayam, Athirappally Waterfalls and Vazhachal waterfalls and Koodal Manikyan Temple are some of the attractions in the area.
  9. Wayanad– this is the ‘Land of Paddy Fields’ and tourists can spot indigenous tribal people in this area. Kalpetta, Lakkidi, Edakkal Caves, Pakshipathalam and Pookot Lakes are some interesting spots. If anyone wishes to explore more, Banasura Sagar Dam, Sulthan Bathery, Neelimala View Point, Meenmutty Falls and the eponymous wildlife sanctuary are notable places.
  10. Thenmala– Thenmala is a scenic place with tea and rubber plantations along the meeting point of Tridandrum-Shencottah road and Kollam-Shencottah road. There are various types of timber available in this part of country and the dam site is open for travelers. Eco tourist center is situated too. There is also a Deer Rehabilitation Center at Thenmala open for tourists.

Maa Samaleswari temple of Sambalpur.

Samaleswari temple is a Hindu temple located in western odisha. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Maa Samalei and people call maa samalei. She is the presiding deity of western odisha. The temple is located on the river Mahanadi.Every year Nuakhai festival is celebrated in samaleswari temple with a great way.

Odisha Satapada famous for Dolphin.

Satpada is very beautiful town in puri district, odisha. Satpada means the group of seven Villages. On Satpada the main attraction is boating and dolphin watch. Several tourist come for boat ride in Chilika lake and to see the view of Dolphin.

Benefits of Tourism in India

Tourism is travel to explore new attractive places, religious places or such popular places with family members or with friends. This process makes of refresh and gives very much pleaser to people those have a tour.

Mostly people in all over the world like to visit popular places and the important places those are famous for any architecture or for natural beauty. Such example as Niagara Falls, Taj Mahal, Sydney Opera House, Natural History Museum in London etc these are many beautiful places are present in all over the world. But in India these are lots of natural beautiful places like Kashmir, Simla etc and beautiful structures like Taj Mahal and famous temples like Konark Sun temple and Puri Jagannath temple are available.

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

Thousands of tourists from all over the world coming every year to visit the beautiful places present across the India. So India is considered to be very good in tourist attraction. Also for India’s economy and for Indian peoples financial status tourism is very important and much more beneficial for India.

These are many benefits of tourism present for India. The most important thing is due to tourism Indian people gets their income i.e. many due to tourism many Indian people get employment, they serve to the tourist as travel guide, driver and in other ways and earn money, so tourism very much helpful in order to providing employment to people of India.

Some other benefits of tourism in India are due to this the handloom and handicraft industry gets more scope to develop. Handloom and handicraft workers of India gets more customers to sell their product and also more people able to know about their products so tourism gives scope in development of Indian handloom and handicraft industry.

So these are some discussion about the benefits of tourism in India.

Virupaksha Temple -The Most popular Temple of Karnataka

Virupaksha Temple is a very popular temple for Hindu community peoples and it is located in Hampi in Karnataka state. The Virupaksha temple is situated at 350 km distance from Bangalore; People in all over the south Indian like this temple very much and regularly visiting here.

The Virupaksha Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, known here as Virupaksha, as the consort of the local goddess Pampa who is associated with the Tungabhadra River. Lord Shiva is very famous Hindu God. These are lots of Hindu people are worship Lord Shiva.

All Hindu people those believe in Lord Shiva they regularly visiting this temple but along with them, other peoples are also come to this temple to see the beautiful art work of this temple.

Virupaksha Temple
Virupaksha Temple

According to history, the temple is uninterrupted from about the 7th century. The Virupaksha Temple was created under the Vijayanagara rulers. Especially the famous and powerful king Krishnadevaraya gives the temple very fine art work and style. Still, the beautiful art works of rock stones are present in the temple. Tourist very much like to see these stone works and every year tourist from different parts of India and different parts of the world coming to visit this famous temple.

Due to this temple, many people in the local area get money for surviving. As many people coming to visit this place every year so local people do the different types of work like tourist guide work, transportation work, selling handloom and handicraft products to tourist etc works are available for the local peoples due to the temple.

So the Virupaksha Temple is also very important from the economic view of the local place. Also due to more number of peoples are coming here regularly so the handloom and handicraft products are also getting chance to develop.

So these are some things about the famous and most popular temple Virupaksha of Karnataka.

Four Popular Tourism Attractions in India

There are many beautiful tourism attractions are present in different places of India. Four most popular and tourism attractions are Taj Mahal, Khajuraho Temples, Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Kerala houseboats.

Taj Mahal, is considered as one of the Wonders of the World and most beautiful building built by mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz. This is a holy place for Muslim community peoples and very popular tourist place for people in all over the world.

Ajanta and Ellora Caves are very beautiful and attractive manmade monasteries carved out from rocks. Ajanta has series of 30 caves, while Ellora have 34 caves. The Ajanta and Ellora Caves were built during the period 2nd century BCE and the 9th century CE. The cavers are very beautiful and people very much like to see these caves.

Ellora Caves are mostly dedicated to Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism all at one place. The major tourist attraction in Ajanta and Ellora caves is Kailasa Temple at Ellora, this temple is very much important for Hindu community peoples but Buddhist and Janis are also visit this temple.

Famous Houseboats in Kerala
Famous Houseboats in Kerala

Kerala houseboats are very famous tourist activity in India and in all over the world. Traditionally Houseboats are meant for rice transport from nearby rice fields to different places, but now days tourists are use the bouts for tour of Kerala backwaters with fully furnished boats with single or multiple bedrooms, living room, sit outs, kitchen and all with large windows overlooking surrounding natural beauty.

Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahib is holiest shrine situated at the Sikhism. Harmandir Sahib literally means an abode of God; this temple is very beautiful and popular in all over the world. This is built as a place of worship God for people of all religion togather.

These are four famous tourist attractions of India.

“Konark Sun Temple” the Famous Sun temple of Odisha

Odisha is a beautiful state of the country India, in this state people are very much religious and believe in God. Majority of the people of this state are belongs from Hindu community. So they build so many Hindu temples in all over the Odisha. There are many temples of different Hindu Gods temple are present in different locations of Odisha some of the famous and important temples are: Jagannath temple of Puri, Konark Sun temple, Shri Jagannatha Mandira, Surya Mandira (SUN Temple), Konark LingaRaj Temple, Bhubaneswar, DevKund , Udala, Ambika temple, Devakunda waterfalls, Mayurbhanja, Panchalingeshwar Temple, Nilagiri, Baleswara, RajaRani Temple, Bhubaneswar, Kapilasa Mahadev Temple, Dhenkanal, Maa Tarini Temple, Ghatagaon, Keonjhar, Charchika Temple – Banki, Cuttack Chandi Temple, Cuttack. These are some very popular and important temples of Odisha.

“Konark” sun temple is very much important for peoples of Odisha; this temple was created in 13th century by the king ‘Narashimhadeva’. This temple is also known as the ‘Black Pagoda’. This temples names across the place at which it is situated “Konark”. The name kanark is a name that is combination of two Sanskrit words; ‘Kona’ means corner and ‘Arka’ menace ‘Sun’. This temple is dedicated to Hindu god Surya (sun).

Konark Temple

The konark sun temple is a very beautiful temple, there are many stone crafts are present in all parts of temple, actually the whole temple was made in the shape of a gigantic chariot with elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. Now in these present days the major part of the temple is not present. These are twelve thousand skilled workers working under the chief architect Bisu Maharana for twelve years for completing the construction of the temple. These artists are made very beautiful stone arts I all over the temple, the whole temple was full of arts and stone crafts.

Now day’s konark sun temple is a very famous truism place in Odisha and this is in list of Seven Wonders of India according to NDTV’s list. Tourist from all over the world comes to this place to observe the beauty of this place and the beautiful stone works of the temple.

Top 10 places where you should spend your summer vacation in Odisha

Odisha is located in the east of India; it is surrounded by the states of West Bengle to the north-east, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and north-west, telangana to the south-west and Andhra Pradesh to the south.  Odisha has 485 km of coastline along the Bay of Bengle on its east, from Balasore to Ganjam. According to area it is the 9th largest state.  So for summer season there are many places to spend holydays. It is very difficult to choose top ten places which are good for spending summer season or summer vacation. Because there are many beautiful places and sea beaches to spend summer season.

Top ten places of Odisha for spending summer season are Puri, Konark, Dhenkanal, Angul, Koraput, Jagatsinghpur, Keonjhar, Sambalpur, Jagatsinghpur, Paradwip.

Best places to visit Odisha
Best places to visit Odisha

Puri is a place which is very much suitable for spending your summer vacation because it is located by the sides of bay of Bengle. And on the shore bay of Bengle puri beach is situated. This beach is beach is also nearer to city so its aperfect place to spend holyday. And from the other point of view puri is place of lord Jagannath, here the holy temple of lord Jagannath is situated, there are other many temples and religious places are situated so people can enjoy this place.

Konark is another suitable place for spending summer because it is also situated near by bay of bengle and from religious point of view there are many temples are present and the most attractive thing is here the famous sun temple is present. So for spending vacation this is very suitable place especially in summer season.

Keonjhar is another suitable place for spending holydays, this place is surrounded by natural beautiful places like waterfalls, mountains and jungles, temperature of this place is always in balanced condition, so spending summer season this is very suitable place.

Dhenkanal is a place which is very peaceful and good for spending vacation, here many beautiful temples and picnic sports like Sapta Sajya, kapilash etc. are present. So you can enjoy different places of Dhenkanal.

And all other places like Angul, Koraput, Jagatsinghpur, Keonjhar, Sambalpur etc are having good atmosphere for spending vacation so enjoy your summer vacation in any of these places and enjoy the beauty of these places.

10 Best Tourist Attractions in the USA

As one of the biggest and most diverse countries in the world, The United States possess an remarkable quantity of tourist destinations ranging from the skyscrapers of New York and Chicago, the natural surprises of Yellowstone and Alaska to the sunny beaches of California, Florida and Hawaii. With so many traveller attractions it’s alluring to list entire cities or even states, but in this top 10 I have tried to focus on exact attractions.

Top 10 tourist attractions of USA are:

  • Grand Canyon
  • Manhattan
  • Yellowstone
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Niagara Falls
  • Kilauea
  • Florida Keys
  • Las Vegas Strip
  • Denali National Park
  • White House
10 Best Tourist spots of USA
10 Best Tourist spots of USA

Best European Destination 2015

20 selected targets competed for the influential title of Best European Destination 2015. After a three weeks’ long online voting, Bordeaux is voted the Best European Destination 2015 and won this esteemed title.

 

Lisbon, Athens, Valetta, Riga, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Innsbruck, Milan, Brussels, Vienna, Rome, Barcelone, Istanbul and Madrid are the next best destinations for a vacation or city-trip in 2015.

Best Places to Visit Europe
Best Places to Visit Europe