Munnar – A paradise for nature lovers, breathtakingly beautiful – a haven of peace and tranquility – everybody wish to come again, the idyllic tourist destination in God’s own country.
The Bolgatty Palace heritage hotel runs by Kerala Tourism Department (KTDC) is situated at Mulavukad, Bolgatty island, Kochi, Kerala, South India. There is a great history behind the beautiful location and the well maintained palace. This is one of the oldest existing Dutch palaces outside Holland, the old fashioned beautifully constructed mansion built in 1744 by Dutch traders, was later added the gardens were landscaped around it.
The Jewish Synagogue also known as Paradesi Synagogue at Mattanchery, Kochi, Kerala, in South India is the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations. It is the only one of the seven synagogues in the area which is still in use.
Fort Kochi is a small town in the modern Cochin town, still there is lots of monuments of Indian colonial history, You can see a unique blend of European, Dutch and Portugal lifestyle here. Fort Kochi is located at a distance of 8 kms away from the Cochin city and 30 kms from the Nedumbassery International Airport.
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Cochin the business capital of Kerala is easily accessible any part of the world By Air : Cochin international Airport located at Nedumbassery, 20 km away from Cochin, By Train : Cochin has three main railway stations, namely Ernakulam Junction(South stations), Ernakulam Town (North stations) and Harbor Terminus on Willingdon Island. By Road : Cochin, being an important commercial center of Kerala is very well connected and serviced with all major cities and tourist places by a network of National highways (NH) and state highways. By boat / Ship : Cochin can be reached by sea in yachts or by occasional cruise ship from Goa or Mumbai.
Cochin is the colonial name of Kochi is the most popular, most modern city and business capital of Kerala more over it is an attractive tourist destination with lots of unique places. The city has a strategic importance over the centuries is underlined by the nickname “Queen of the Arabian Sea”.
Marine Drive is considered to be one of the most beautiful location of the Ernakulam city. It is also known as Shanmugham Road. The marine walk is the main hangout for the local people as well as the tourists as the view of the backwaters and the chochin harbor from here is amazing.
Cherai beach at Cherai village of the Ernakulam district, the clean ,quite and safe Cherai beach is an ideal location to enjoy the sun set. The beach, one of the best in Kerala can be a great destination for family and couples.
By Air : The nearest airport is Nedumbassery, Cochin.
By Rail : Alwaye is the nearest railway station 130 km away from Munar, which is connected to all the major cities in India.
You can reach here by Road from different directions like Mattupetty, Coimbatore, Cochin, Thekkady.
Kumarakom located just 16 km from the nearest town, Kottayam. To reach Kumarakom from any part of the world , you can fly to Mumbai (Bombay) or Chennai (Madras). From there, fly to Kerala where, you have a choice of three international airports as entry point – Nedumbassery – Kochi (Cochin), Karipur – Kozhikode (Calicut) and Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).
The Chinese fishing nets, known as Cheena vala in Kerala are one of the fascinating attraction. Each structure is minimum of 10 meters in height. and comprises a cantilever with an outstretched net suspended over the sea or backwater and large stones suspended from ropes as counter weights at the other end, these nets are set up on bamboo and teak poles.