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Varkala Travel Guide

Varkala in Kerala has been winning hearts of every tourist visiting the region. The city is famous not only for its beauty but also the amazing tourist spots which are filled with lush greenery and refreshing atmosphere is something that will leave you amazed.

There are many temples, rivers. Beaches, hills and lakes to visit here and as the city is surrounded by the water of Arabian sea you will come across many scenic views while you tip to Varkala. Here are the top best 4 places in the city

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best tourists places in Varkala

  • The Vishnu Temple
  • The Varkala Beach
  • The Janardhanaswamy Temple
  • Sivagiri Mutt

The Vishnu Temple

The astounding Hindu holy shrine which dates back to 2000 years ago is one of the most visited holy shrines in the city. The temple is located very much close to the Varkala Beach and is absolutely a well-maintained temple with beautiful architecture. The historic temple is dedicated to Janardan Swami who is believed to be a form of Lord Vishnu and the temple is filled with intricate carvings. The traditional copper plated roof is also one of the many things that make the temple looks unique in its own way.

The Varkala Beach

Also known as the Papanasam Beach, the place is a must to visit beautiful tourists pot found in the region. The beach is renowned for its soft golden sand and the clean water flowing here. During the days, the water shines as if it is all made of crystals and the pace looks absolutely breath-taking during the sunrise and sunset period. The beach is also located very close to the Janardhana Swamy Temple and thus many worshippers visit this place too. The wate of the beach is consider to be very holy.

The Janardhanaswamy Templen

The hoy shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu and was constructed back in 12th century. The pilgrimage site is renowned among many Hindu Pilgrims especially the followers of Lord Vishnu and thus is usually filed with many tourists. The temple is located in a holy region and many trekkers find this place very much attractive. Surrounded with lush greenery, the temple is mind-blowing as its architecture is typically traditional Kerala style.

Sivagiri Mutt

This ashram is dedicated to Guru Deva Jayanti and the Guru Deva Samadhi and as the saint Sree Narayana Guru lived here in Varkala, the region is highly visited by worshippers. Sivagiri mutt is a pilgrimage site and during the time period between 30th December and 1st January the site welcomes thousands of worshippers. The Guru’s samadhi here is very much renowned making the place a must to visit tourist religious destination spot. The Guru only motto was to promote one caste, one religion, one god which highly attracts many worshippers.