Hotel Periyaar

Places of Interest

Tourist Place Description Location & Distance Photo
Kalady Kalady is the birth place of Adi Shankaracharya the great Indian Philosopher who lived in the 8th century. 2 shrines in memory of Sankaracharya - one for Dakshinamoorthy and the other for the Goddes Sharada. 19 kms
Kodanad one of the largest elephant capturing centres of South India. In 1977 the elephant capturing came to an end, but the elephant kraal and training centre are still there intact. 28 kms North East
Kottayil Kovilakam Kottayil Kovilakam at Chennamangalam, which was the seat of Kshatriya chieftains of Villarvattom is situated near the ancient Kunnathali temple. Chennamangalam is an important center of handloom weaving and coir manufacturing. 20 kms
Malayattoor A place of prayer and pilgrimage; made rich by the foot steps of St. Thomas the Apostle, who sowed the seeds of Christianity in this part of the world. 26 kms
Marine Drive Marine Drive is considered to be one of the most beautiful places in Kochi city. The marine walk is the main hangout for the local populace as the view of the backwaters and the harbour from here is excellent.,_Kochi Ernakulam-23 kms
Paniyeli Poru Its an amazing sight of Periyaar river flowing through rocks and between dense rain forests. The vast view of distant green hillocks and the tranquility around the place is really great. 29 kms
Pallipuram Fort Pallippuram fort was built by the Portuguese in 1503. It is one of the oldest existing European monuments in India. The Dutch captured the fort in 1661 and sold it to the State of Travancore in 1789 20 kms
Santa Cruz Bascillica This Roman Catholic church is situated near the St.Francis church and is worth a visit.It is a specimen of portugese architecture built in 1503. ‘Frescoes’and mural paintings decorate the ceiling and interior parts of the church. Fort Kochi- 33 kms
Thattekad bird sanctuary Thattekkad literally means flat forest, and the region is an evergreen low-land forest located between the branches of Periyaar River, the longest river in Kerala. 48 kms East
Willington Island A manmade island named after Lord Willington a former British Viceroy to india. Cochin Harbour, Southern Naval Command, Best hotels in the city, Port Trust head quarters, major trading centers etc. are situated at Willington Island. 28 kms