Monday, July 27, 2009
In Kerala another important place to visit is Palakkad. At the foot of Western Ghats, the famous Palakkad is situated with dams, wild life sanctuaries, rare animals, forests, historical monuments. Some of the important places to visit here are listed below.
Palakkad Fort: This Fort is situated in the Palakkad town was constructed by Hyder Ali and Tippu Sultan in 1766. In 1790 this Fort was modified by the British and now preserved and protected by Government of India Department – Archaeological Survey of India. This beautiful fort was constructed using Granite.
Malampuzha Garden: This garden is situated 10 km. away from Palakkad. This is a must see place here. You can go by bus from Palakkad. Here you can watch aquarium, different varieties of blooming flowers, lawns, pools and fountains. You cannot forget the Japanese style landscape here. From the Telescopic Tower here you can have a look upto 40 miles. The Ropeway here gives you a memorable journey in the air for about 20 minutes across the garden. The Rock Garden here is also a beautiful site to visit and you can have many thrilling rides here.