Travel and Tourism

Jewish Monument - Synagogue and Cemetery - Mala Thrissur, Kerala

Mala jewish Synagogue inside view, Thrissur Kerala
The rare remnants of Jewish Settlement in Mala will attract any tourists of aesthetic mind. In ancient period Mala street was known after Jews and it was called "Jews Street Mala". In 1948, when Israel was formed, the Jews left this place and back to their mother land. There is currently no Jewish community left in Mala. The charm and splendor of synagogue of the Mala Jewish Community with its beautiful carvings in a variety of patterns speak volumes about their artistic skill and culture. There is also a Jewish Cemetery which exudes memories of Ancestors of Mala Jewish Community.

Tourism, Mala Thrissur Kerala

Mala enchanted by different rivers, backwaters, small hills and its green palms swaying in the wind and rich paddy fields offers an ideal spot for any tourist. The pilgrim centers, monuments, goddess nature and the must see spots fulfill your eagerness finding new shore in tourism. Mala had inland water ways and rivers connecting main trade centers of Kerala which in turn made an Ancient trade market.

Mala Kerala, The Place

Mala Kerala, The Place
Mala is the name of a small town in Thrissur district of Kerala, South India. Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur is a developing area, at the southern part of the district. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is located about 40kms towards the north from Kochi and 14kms from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is considered to be originated from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee".

Karingachira Anchalppetty Puthenchira, Mala Thrissur

Image of Anchalpetty and Old Police Station at karingachira, Puthenchira

Anchalpetty and the Police Outpost building at Karingachira in Puthenchira. The Anchalpetty at Karinguchira remind us to retrace an Era of Kings and Queens, slaves and palaces. Anchalpetty was the primitive method of sending postal articles from one place to another through a bearer, who runs speedily through the available roads. The "Anchal Runner" wears a special uniform and hold an iron rod in his hand; he also wears bells around his waste. When the Anchal man is on the run, everybody on the road should give way to the runner.

Oxbow Lake Vynthala Mala Thrissur

Oxbow Lake Vynthala Mala Thrissur
Vynthala Oxbow Lake of "Kanichan thura" (thura means lake in the local language Malayalam) at Vynthala a neighboring place of Mala. The Oxbow lakes are that naturally formed adjacent to the river and in the shape ox-bow is called "Oxbow lake". The rivers that are coming from the mountain take diversion and assume the shape of English letter "U" in some parts of plane area.

Uniqueness of Kerala Tourism and Fact File of Kerala

Uniqueness of Kerala Tourism and Fact File of Kerala
The uniqueness of 'Kerala Tourism' mainly lies in its natural beauty. Kerala is well-known for its enchanting water bodies that take the form of canals, backwaters and rivers. And there are regions in Kerala, where water dominates life of those living in its vicinity. Secluded beaches, Palm-fringed backwaters, Picturesque hill stations, Lush, tropical forests, Spectacular waterfalls.....

Famous Backwaters In Kerala

Famous Backwaters In Kerala
The backwaters of Kerala – meandering inland lakes networked by canals, innumerable lagoons, lakes, and estuaries stretch to over 900 km. Boat trips across these tranquil stretches are an experience unique to Kerala. Large Kettuvalloms (traditional country crafts over 60ft. in length) have been converted into luxury houseboats for these cruises.

Famous Tourist Hill Stations In Kerala

Hill Stations In Kerala lying on the windward side of the Western Ghats, Kerala has a long chain of lush, mist-clad hill stations that are home to exotic wildlife. All the hill resorts in Kerala offer the most magical experience of nature in all its virgin beauty.

List of Famous Waterfalls In Kerala

Athirapally waterfalls during mosoon season
The forests of the Western Ghat are punctuated with large and small waterfalls that roar, gurgle and splash down the mountain side. Almost all these scintillating Cascades are the venues for picnics and excursions round the year in Kerala.

List of Famous Wildlife Sancturies In Kerala

Nestled in the luxuriant forests of the Western Ghats in Kerala are fourteen wildlife sanctuaries. And skirting these exotic destinations are some of the most delightful trekking trails in the country.

List of Famous Tourist Beaches In Kerala

Kerala Beach photo
Sharing its western border with the Arabian sea, Kerala has a 600 km long shorelines dotted with some of the finest, most charming beaches of the world, coconut groves, natural harbors, lagoons and sheltered coves. Most of India’s finest beaches are in Kerala.