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7 Viewing Decks to explore in Kerala

Kerala

Kerala, known by the tagline “God’s Own Country” is a coastal state in the south western region of India. The state is bordered by a number of beaches in the west, covered by hills of Western Ghats on the east, and filled with backwaters. #GodsOwnCountry

900 KANDI
900 KANDIThollayiram Rd, Vellarimala, Kerala 673577, India

900 Kandi means 900 acres. The main attraction here is the glass bridge that potrudes out of the mountain offering breathtaking views of Western Ghat mountains. The place is well suited for hikes and off road driving.

Alleppey Lighthouse
Alleppey LighthouseCCSB Rd, Civil Station Ward, Alappuzha, Kerala 688012, India

Built in 1862, Alleppey Lighthouse(Alappuzha Lighthouse) is the first of its kind on the Arabian coast of Kerala. Alappuzha, where the lighthouse stands was one of the busiest ports and centers of Kerala during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Bhoothathankettu
BhoothathankettuKothamangalam - Idamalayar Road, Poochakuthu, Kerala 686681, India

Bhoothathankettu means "Fort created by monsters". The legend is that monsters planned to submerge a Shiva temple nearby by making a dam in the area. Their plan was deterred by Lord Shiva by faking approaching dawn, thereby causing the monsters to runaway fearing the arrival of light. The demons were supposed to roll the large boulders seen in the area to the river bed creating the dam.

Cheruthoni Dam
Cheruthoni DamUnnamed Road,, Idukki Twp, Kerala 685602, India

Third highest concrete gravity dam in India which is 138 metre tall and is constructed as a part of Idukki hydroelectric project along with the two other dams at Idukki and Kulamavu. One of the main Picnic spot and viewpoint in Idukki

Marine Drive
Marine DriveMarine Drive Walkway, Marine Drive, Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Major hangout place in Kochi . Popular site for shopping, urban walk and street food.

Our Lady of Dolours Basilica
Our Lady of Dolours BasilicaErinjery Angady, Pallikkulam, Thrissur, Kerala 680001, India

The church locally called Puthanpalli and is the tallest church in India and third tallest church in Asia. A big tower located at its rear called bible tower having many paintings and nice bible museum.

Vallarpadam Basilica
Vallarpadam BasilicaNational Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam, Kochi, Kerala 682504, India

Vallarpadam Basilica (National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam) is a major Christian pilgrim center of India. Around one million people visit the Basilica every year, it is the most important Marian Shrine in India. The picture of Mary and Infant Jesus at the top of the main altar was brought by Portuguese merchants under the leadership of Vasco Da Gama in 1524. The two towers has viewing decks that is open to visitors as well.

Map of Viewing Decks to explore in Kerala