Friday, April 10, 2020
Kerala

Tourism

Palakkad


Known as the granary of Kerala, Palakkad or Palghat lies at the foot of the gigantic western ghats, on the border of Kerala and Tamilnadu. Situated 80 Kms away from Trichur, the district of Palakkad  is a land of valleys, hillocks, rivers, forests, mountain streams, dams and irrigation projects. Situated at the foot of the Western ghats, this is the gate way of Kerala from the north. Palakkad derives its name from the Malayalam word Pala (aisteria scholars) and Kadu( forest) which means that this place was once a beautiful stretch of forests covered which the sweet scented flowers of the Pala tree.

image    Tourist Attractions
» Attapaddy » Dhoni » Kollengode
» Malampuzha » Nelliampathy » Ottappalam
» Udankhatola
 
image   Cultural Centers
» Chittur Gurumadam » Kottayi » Lakkidi
 
image   Dams, Lakes, Beaches and Waterfalls
» Kanjirapuzha Dam » Mangalam Dam » Siruvani
 
image   Fairs, Festivals and Events
» Chinakathoor Kavupooram » Chittur Kongan Pada » Kalpathy Car Festival
» Manappullikkavu Vela » Nenmara Vallangi Vela » Ottappalam Nercha Festival
» Pattambi Nercha
 
image   Forts, Palaces, Monuments and Museums
» Palakkad Fort
 
image   Getaways
» Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary » Thrithala
 
image   Parks, Gardens and Zoos
» Cholanoor Peacock Sanctuary » Fantasy Park » Loknayak JP Smrithi Vanam and Deer Park
» Malampuzha Rock Garden » Silent Valley National Park » Snake Park
» Thread Garden
 
image   Temples
» Chittur Kavu Bhagavathy Temple » Jain Temple » Kalpathy Viswanathaswamy Temple
» Kunnathurmedu Sreekrishna Temple » Manappullikkavu Bhagavathy Temple