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Chootad Beach - One for the Beach Bums

A glorious strip of sand ensconced between a pretty lake and a gentle sea and overlooking the mighty Ezhimala Hills, Chootad Beach looks more like a painting born out of an artist’s fantasy...

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Thiruvonathoni - A Night-Long Odyssey through the Pamba

Once a year, the River Pamba gets enlivened as an elaborately decorated snake boat glides across its placid waters, swaying to the exuberant notes of boat songs, bearing the provisions for a grand feast....

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Kottakkal Arya Vaidyasala - A Name Synonymous with Ayurveda

Far away in Malappuram, Kerala, in a small town called Kottakkal is a medical centre which witnesses a constant influx of patients, scholars and visitors...

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Mudiyettu- A Magnificent Dance-Drama

A grand visual spectacle where Mudiyettu artistes, all clad in vibrantly decorated headgears, costumes and makeup, perform remarkably to the thunderous beats of traditional percussion instruments....

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Festivals
Parassinikadavu Sri Muthappan Temple Festival- Surrender to the Cultural Revelries

A temple unique in its customs and rituals, the Sri Muthappan Temple at Parassinikadavu, Kannur celebrates its annual festival with several novel rituals. The Muthappan Thiruvoppana Festival held annually at the temple offers a magnificent opportunity to be amidst a host of festivities...

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Vaikathashtami - Rediscover the Kashi of the South

A twelve-day annual festival, the Vaikathashtami celebrated at the Vaikom Mahadeva Temple in Kottayam is a spectacle in itself. The temple premises become steeped in a host of cultural performances such as dance recitals, Kathakali performances, music concerts, pageantry and so forth....

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Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam - One stop. 40 Theyyams.

For the connoisseurs of art, here is a festival which lets one witness around 40 varieties of the magnificent art form Theyyam, at one venue. At the Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam, the Theyyam festival of the Kanathoor village in Kasaragod, one gets to watch the sheer brilliance of an art form that creates an otherworldly feel on onlookers....

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Perumthitta Tharavad Kottamkuzhy- Witness Gods Dance

Every year, for ten long days, the Perumthitta Tharavadu Kottamkuzhy of Kasaragod district witnesses fiery red performances as it hosts the Theyyam festival. A spectacular visual extravaganza is unleashed wherein the temple precincts burst into myriad hues of red as the Theyyam artistes essay the roles of heroes and ancient spirits....

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Santa Cruz Basilica Feast - Where Devotion Embraces History

There is never a dull moment at the Santa Cruz Basilica at Fort Kochi. Come December and the Church puts on an ethereal charm as it celebrates the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. The feast which begins on December 26 is well attended by devotees from far and wide and culminates on December 31....

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