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Magical Munnar

Hodges's Photo Hodges 24 Apr 2012

The state of Kerala is known for its exotic beauty. People from different parts of the world visit Kerala to experience its beauty and tranquility. One of the famous places in Kerala that is very famous among tourists is Munnar. Munnar, the famous hill station is not only known for its beauty and charm but also for many places that are of tourist interest. Munnar resortsoffer many activities and complete rejuvenation to the tourists.

One of the famous places in Munnar is Pothamedu. It is an ideal place for trekking and mountain walks due to its hilly areas and mountainous terrain. The tea, coffee and cardamom plantations also offer an enchanting view. Pothamedu is about 6 km from Munnar.

Mattupetty, which is about 13 kms from Munnar, has a lake and dam that are well known picnic spots. The specialized dairy farm in Mattupetty has about 100 varieties of cattle. Close to Mattupetty are Kundala tea plantations and Kundala Lake.

Devikulam is yet another hill station that is located 7 km from Munnar and is known for its natural beauty and abundant flora and fauna. The Sita Devi Lake is famous among tourists not only for its sacredness but also for the curative powers in its waters. It is also a well known destination for picnic and fishing.

The CSI Christ Church is another famous tourist spot in Munnar. It was built by the British in 1910 AD. The Church is famous for its stained glass windows. It also has many brass plaques in memory of the tea planters.