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Anjengo Fort
Located at Anjengo, a coastal town in Varkala (12 km), this fort is one of the attractions of the region. Believed to be constructed in 17th century, the fort has its own historical importance. At present, the fort is under the protection of the National Heritage monuments. Inside the fort, ther... More

Nature (3)

Ponnumthuruthu (Golden Island)
Ponnumthuruthu, also known as Golden Island is 20 km from Varkala and is known for its Shiva Parvathi temple. This 100 years old temple is situated amidst thick coconut groves, which has grown over the entire stretch. Boats are available from Nedunganda, taking through the backwaters for about 30 mi... More
Thiruvambadi Beach
Located 1 km from Thiruvamdabi road, this beach is a stretch of black sand, just adjacent to the North cliff. Also known as Black Sand beach, it is an ideal spot for those seeking peace and solitude. The beach is relatively empty with coconut trees providing plenty of shade. Once can easily accesse... More
Varkala Beach
Located at a distance of 54 km to the north of Thiruvananthapuram is the Varkala Beach, one of the most secluded beaches of Kerala. The beach is a perfect spot for anyone who likes to escape from the noise and tensions of daily life. With swinging palms above and soft sands beneath, the beach ensure... More

Religious (3)

Janardhanaswamy Temple
Situated in Varkala, the Janardhanaswamy Temple is 25 km to the north of Thiruvananthapuram. The temple is just 3 km away from Varkala railway station. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Janardhanaswamy Temple is well known for Arattu festival which is celebrated every year in Meenam(March-April) for ten da... More
Sivagiri Mutt
One of the popular memorials of Shri Narayana Guru, Sivagiri Mutt is situated at Varkala in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. The Mutt is just 3km from Varkala on the banks of the Thiruvananthapuram-Shoranur canal. The ashram celebrates Guru Deva Jayanti (in August) and the Guru Deva Samadhi (i... More
Vishnu Temple
Located close to the Varkala Beach in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala is the beautiful Vishnu Temple. The temple is more than 2000 years old and the shrine of Lord Vishnu of Hindu religion is placed inside. Some places of tourist interests nearby include the beautiful Varkala Beach and the... More
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Please correct the local language from Tamil to Malayalam - in the Fast Facts box.
Posted by Yoga Teacher Training Center, Varkala 5 year, 5 months ago

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