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INFORMATION ABOUT MUNNAR

Munnar is located at the Idukki district of Kerala State in South India. Munnar's mesmerising greenery, mountain scenery, calmness and cool refreshing air attracts honeymooners and tourists throughout the year. It is a weekend hideout location for domestic tourists during summer season. Foreign travellers likes watching the natural beauty of Kerala while the journey from Thekkady to Munnar. Munnar is at the confluence of three rivers. In Tamil, the word 'munnu' means "three" and 'aar' means "river". Hence "Munnar" is a shortened version of 'Munnu Aar'. The 3 mountain streams joining together here are Madurapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala.

MUNNAR TOURISM

    The Places of Interest and Sight Seeing

  • Tata Tea Museum : The 4.57m high and 6.10 m long image was built by Kempe Gowda, in the 16th century


  • Vidhaan Soudha:Located 2 Km from Munnar Centre on the Nallathany Road. Collection of old bits and pieces from the colonial era can be seen here. Demonstration of tea production. Information on machinaries, tea processing and tea tasting. Photography and Videography prohibited here.


  • CSI Church :A church built with stone in 1910. It has fine stained glass and brass plaques. Above all, a calm place to pray and meditate.


  • Devikulam:is 7 Km away. Tourists are attracted to this lake town


  • Rajamalai (Eravikulam National Park) :is situated 13 Km away from Munnar on Udumalpet road (SH17). Trekking here can perhaps give you a glimpse of Nilgiri Thar, the rarely seen mountain goat.


  • Top Station is 40 Km away from Munnar :From here you can get a spectacular view of the plains of Tamilnadu. Kundalai Dam is on the Munnar-Top Station road


  • Marayoor :is about 40 Km away, where Sandalwood forest, Muniyaras (ancient caves) and water falls (Thoovanam) are located


  • Chinnar Wild Sanctuary


  • Anamudi :the highest peak of South India is close to Munnar and is a great place for adventurous trekking.


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