India – Kerala South (Kochi, Kovalam, Trivandrum)

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What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Western Ghats
 Tentative WHS
  • Mattanchery Palace, Ernakulam, Kerala (03/07/1998)
  • Sites of Saytagrah, India’s non-violent freedom movement (15/04/2014)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Kerala Backwaters
  • Periyar National Park
 Borders
  • India mainland (sea border/port)
 XL
  • Pondicherry - Mahe
 Cities of Asia and Oceania
  • Cochin
  • Thiruvananthapuram
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Kerala: Idukki
 Airports
  • Cochin (COK)
  • Thiruvananthapuram (TRV)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Kochi Metro
  • Maharajas’ Express
 Museums
  • Kerala - Kochi: Indo-Portuguese Museum
  • Kerala - Kochi: Kerala Folklore Museum
  • Kerala - Thirvananthapuram : Museum of History and Heritage
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Kerala - Kochi: Hill Palace
  • Kerala - Kochi: Mattancherry Palace
  • Kerala - Nedumangadu: Koyikkal Palace
  • Kerala - Thiruvananthapuram: Kanakakunnu Palace and Grounds
  • Kerala - Thiruvananthapuram: Koyikkal Palace
  • Kerala - Thiruvananthapuram: Puthenmalika Palace (Museum)
 Religious Temples
  • Arthunkal: St Andrew's Basilica Church
  • Kochi: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica
  • Sabarimala: Sabarimala Temple
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Padmanabhaswamy Temple
  • Vallarpadam: Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom
 World of Nature
  • Periyar
 Festivals
  • Onam
 Experiences
  • A wedding (at least 3 days!)
  • Bhuddist chanting
  • Diwali
  • Experience Holi
  • Koodiyattam
  • Krishna Janmashtami
  • Kumbha Mela Pilgrimage
  • Play field hockey
  • Play/hear Sitar
  • Practice yoga
  • Taste Indian Roti
  • Vesakha
 Entertainment/Things to do
  • Kerala - Thirvananthapuram : Musical Fountain
  • Kerala - Thirvananthapuram : Trivandrum Zoo
 Aquariums
  • Trivandrum: Varkala Aquarium
 Lighthouses
  • Kerala - Kochi: Vypin Lighthouse
  • Kerala - Kollam: Tangasseri Lighthouse
  • Kovalam Beach Light House, Kerala
 Beaches
  • Kerala: Kovalam Beach
  • Kerala: Varkala beaches
 Waterfalls
  • Athirappilly Falls
  • Meenmutty Falls
 Malls/Department Stores
  • Cochin: LuLu International Shopping Mall
 Maritime/Ship Museums
  • Kochi: Indian Naval Museum
1927 St. Joseph’s Metropolitan Cathedral,
Backwaters, Kerala
Kochi and Kerala on strike
Train view of Kerala backwater ferry.
Train view of rice fields, Western Ghats of south India.
Ft Cochin Port Administration.
1729 Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Thiruvandrum.
Bekal Beachside
Taj Hotel in Bekal
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Fishing nets near Fort Cochin - Kerala