Number of posts : 1 Age : 41 Club Penguin Name : Cal Pope Registration date : 2007-07-06
Subject: Monuments of Kerala Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:03 am
Kerala is truly a land of unity in diversity. Its secular nature has lent the state its cultural diversity and valuable heritage. There are loads to be seen in this southernmost state of India. The tour operators present packages that include some of the monuments that really deserve mention. • Bekal Fort: The largest and the best preserved coastal fort in Kerala, Bekal Fort, is 14 km off Kasargode, North Kerala. The pristine Bakel beach along with the fort is being groomed into an international tourist destination. • Cheruthuruthy (Kerala Kalamandalam): One of the most revered places for the traditional art forms of Kerala, the Kalamandalam is the cradle of Kathakali training in India. This temple of arts has preserved and propagated Kathakali - the classical dance-drama of Kerala - for the past 78 years. Many of the internationally renowned artistes of Kerala and India have been trained here. • Jewish Synagogue The Jewish Synagogue in Kochi was built in 1568 AD. Located at Mattancherry, the Synanogue still has the scrolls of Old Testament and a number of copper plates inscribed in the Hebrew script are preserved in this Synagogue. This synagogue stands out as a testimony of communal harmony in the state for centuries. • Padmanabhapuram Palace The Padmanabhapuram Palace, situated 54 kms from Thiruvananthapuram, in the neighboring state of Tamilnadu is the magnificent wooden palace, of the 16th century Travancore rulers. An enticing place for any lover of art and architecture, the antique interiors of the palace are replete with intricate rosewood carvings and sculptured décor. The visitor is often overwhelmed by the royal splendor of erstwhile Travancore. So please ahead on Kerala Tour Packagesand enjoy the services of Kerala Tour.