Ship Building At Beypore
The port at Beypore found an outlet for timber in Kerala. The wood was the choice of many, especially the Arabs, for their
Where the state of the art hydraulic
On this particular day at Sabarimala, when the Sreekovil opens for ‘
Cheraman Perumal, the last of the Perumals who were the earlier rulers of Kerala, embraced Islam in 826 AD. After renouncing Hinduism and partitioning his kingdom among his companions and relatives, he left on a pilgrimage to Mecca. This king’s conversion is believed to have taken place during the lifetime of the Prophet. Since then Islam made significant headway in
The only place in kerala with natural sandalwood forests. Relics of the Megalithic Age have been unearthed here. The children’s park extending over a hectare of land, under the canopy of a single Banyan tree, is an interesting sight. The sandalwood factory run by the Forest Department is of tourist interest. The ‘Muniyaras'(tombs) found in Marayoor, are believed to date from 200 AD to 1000 BC. Also famous for it’s cave paintings.
Kerala, is famous for its elephants and at Kodanad, is one of the largest elephant capturing camps and training centers in India, it is on the southern banks of Periyar river, amid the beautiful high ranges. The wild elephants captured from the forest are trained and prepared for domestic use. Huge cages have been set up for this purpose. It will be a pleasure to watch an elephant get trained by other elephants. Facility for elephant ride has been arranged to promote tourism.