9 Places To Visit And Things To Do In Ernakulam

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About Ernakulam  

Ernakulam is the commercial capital of Kerala. It is known for its unique monolithic structures and rock cut caves.

Why Go There: Heritage| History
Ideal For: Religious Trips | Relaxation Trips | Nature Walks
Trivia: Ernakulam was the capital of Kochi
Things To Bring Back: Coconut wine, coir products, Elephant figurines, traditional lamps, spices, mural paintings, hay art, banana chips, Netturpetti (jewel box of Kerala), snake boat showpiece


Places To Visit In Ernakulam

9. BhoothathanKettu Dam & Reserve Forest

BhoothathanKettu Dam & Reserve Forest is a forest area near Kothamangalam. There is a boating arena in an artificial lake. You can enjoy scenic beauty of hills and forest from the dam.

Distance from the city: 65 km
Time required: 2-3 hours
Ideal for:  Friends | Family
Best time to visit: Monsoon (June- October)


8. Kadamattom Church

Kadamattom Church is an orthodox and historical church. Kadamattom church is a beautiful church that is clean and serene.

Interesting Fact: It is believed that a priest named ‘Kadamattathu Kathana’ performed exorcisms at this church

Distance from the city: 5 km
Time required: 2-3 hours
Ideal for:  Friends | Family
Best time to visit: All year round


7. Chottanikkara Temple

Chottanikkara Temple is dedicated to Bagavathi Amma. The Goddess is worshipped in three forms, Saraswati in the morning, Lakshmi in the afternoon and Durga in the evening. There is a strict dress code for men and women. It is a divine place away from the usual city rush and crowd.

Distance from the city: 18 km
Time required: 1-2 hours
Ideal for: Friends | Family | Religious People
Best time to visit: All year round

6. Paavakkulam Mahadeva Temple

Paavakkulam Mahadeva Temple is built in typical Kerala style architecture that has beautiful wooden carvings. The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Shiva.

Distance from the city: 3 km
Time required: 1-2 hours
Ideal for: Friends | Family | Religious People
Best time to visit: All year round

5. Erattakulangara Sri Mahadeva Temple

Erattakulangara Sri Mahadeva Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It has a pond and an aquarium where marriage functions take place for people that want to get married in a temple.

Distance from the city: 3 km
Time required: 1-2 hours
Ideal for: Friends | Family | Religious People
Best time to visit: All year round


4. Puthuvype Beach

Puthyvpe Beach has a light house that gives an amazing view of the Arabian Sea. It is also known as the ‘lighthouse beach’ for it’s beautiful lighthouse which is the main attraction of the area.

Distance from the city: 11 km
Time required: 2-3 hours
Ideal for:  Friends | Family
Best time to visit: Monsoon (June- October)


3. Ramakrishna Math

Ramkrishna Math is a place where social services are provided to people irrespective of their cast and creed. You can visit this place and imagine a world where there is no discrimination. Also, Ramkrishna Math is a great place for meditation purposes.

Distance from the city: 4 km
Time required: 2-3 hours
Ideal for:  Friends | Family
Best time to visit: All year round


2. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is a place where you can see some rare species of birds.

Distance from the city: 64 km
Time required: 2-3 hours
Ideal for:  Friends | Family
Best time to visit: All year round (especially morning and evening)


1. Paniely Poru

Paniely Poru is a beautiful place at the banks of River Periyar. Lush green environment and natural beauty attracts a number of tourists. This place is perfect for those who seek adventure.

Distance from the city: 4 km
Time required: 2-3 hours
Ideal for:  Friends | Family
Best time to visit: All year round (especially morning and evening)


How To Reach Ernakulam

Nearest Airport:
Cochin International Airport (20 km away)
Book Your Flights From: Yatra | Via Com

Nearest Railway Station:
Ernakulam Junction Railway Station

Nearest Bus Stop:
Ernakulam
Book Your Bus And Save Money Using: Redbus Promo Code


Where To Stay

Travancore Court | Ceylon Bake | House Hotel Aiswarya
Avail Disocunts On Hotel Bookings Using: Trivago Promo Code | Travelocity Promo Code


Nearby Places To Visit

  • Alappuzha (152 km)
  • Athirapally falls (32 km)
  • Kumarakom (100 km)
  • Idukki (47 km)
  • Kottayam (63 km)
  • Thrissur (87 km)

Hidden Gems

  • Visit Edappally Church Complex
  • Visit St. Marys Jacobite Syrian Church
  • If you are a religious person, you should visit Sri Nellikattu Bagavathi Temple

CashKaro Recommendation

Ernakulam is a place that you should visit if you love beaches. Relaxing on the beach and taking a stroll on hills is a good way to relax. Lush green surroundings of the places will make you forget your worries and allow you to have a good time.


The Most Fun Way To Travel

Have you ever thought of traveling to your destination via car? Driving is a refreshing experience that allows you to be free and you can halt your trip according to your wish. You can enjoy meals at various restaurants on your way.
If you do not wish to take your car, you can rent one from: Avis | Zoomcar


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