Ernakulam Tour in Kerala |Tours Around Ernakulam India
Kerala, popularly known and believed as God's Own Country, is an ideal destination for business traveler as well as holidaymaker. One of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia , Kerala is India's only tropical paradise.
The state is blessed with myriad features like dense tropical forests, beautiful beaches, cliffs, rocky coasts, an intricate maze of backwaters, still bays and astounding 44 radiant rivers.Ernakulam Tour in Kerala,Tours Around Ernakulam India,Kerala Travel Tours in Ernakulam,Ernakulam Travel, Tourist Attractions in Ernakulam One such mesmerizing place in Kerala is Ernakulam.
Known as the Commercial and industrial capital of Kerala, Ernakulam is also famous as the 'Queen of Arabian Sea'. Situated on the coast of the Arabian Sea in central Kerala, the city is host to the best harbors in the country, thus enabling it to enjoy good trade relations with other countries.
Popular as Cochin in the earlier times, this Fascinating Kerala City is well connected to all the parts of India. Ernakulam has been a much visited port by British, Arab, Chinese and Dutch traders in the earlier times.Ernakulam Tour in Kerala,Tours Around Ernakulam India,Kerala Travel Tours in Ernakulam,Ernakulam Travel, Tourist Attractions in Ernakulam It is the most Cosmopolitan City of the Fascinating Kerala. A commercial hub, the city supports many buildings and modern day structures.
Some of the famous visiting spots in the City are St. Francis Church, Pierce Leslie Bungalow, Loafer's Corner/Princess Street, Bolghatty Palace, The Dutch Cemetery, Willingdon Island, Santa Cruz Basillica Church, Kaladi, Malayatoor, and Ernakulam - Aquatourism. The Cochin Carnival held in the last week of every year is a major crowd puller of the place.
¤ Attraction of Manikkamangalam Temple
The Manikkamangalam Temple is located at a short distance from the main temple complex. Sankaracharya is associated with this shrine too.Ernakulam Tour in Kerala,Tours Around Ernakulam India,Kerala Travel Tours in Ernakulam,Ernakulam Travel, Tourist Attractions in Ernakulam It is said that Sankara’s father, Siva Guru, a pious man, was the officiating priest of this temple. A tiny Shiva Temple is located at Vellimantulli.
Distance : 30km from Ernakulam
Distance : 15km from Ernakulam
Distance : 42km from Ernakulam
A Black Jews Synagogue can still be found at Chennamangalam, though a considerable chunk of the Jewish population has migrated to Israel. The remnants of the Vaipicotta Seminary are also on display. Situated near the ruins is an old Syrian Catholic Church, which has withstood the test of time.
Distance : 52km from Cochin, 8km from Kaladi
A life-size statue of St. Thomas is located on the crest of 1,500ft high hillock. Other interesting things to see are the holy cross, the cupola and the rock with the footprints of St. Thomas. The many springs dotting the landscape of Malayuttur are a refreshing sight for every visitor.