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Poonjar ,Kottayam,Kerala India Tourism Information

Poonjar : Places to Visit History Poonjar is a small town located in the educational capital of Kerala state, the Kottayam district. This town is situated amongst the foothills of the Western Ghats. It is a historically significant place, as it was the capital of the Poonjar Kingdom, ruled by the Poonjar dynasty, which has descended from the Pandyan kings. As in the state of Kerala, the main languages spoken in Poonjar are Malayalam and English. Poonjar has a typical Kerala climate and the Read more [...]

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary Kumarakom known as “the backwaters capital” is located in the Kottayam district of Kerala. Apart from the backwaters and houseboats that Kumarakom is famous for, it is also well known for its Bird Sanctuary. The Kumarakom Bird sanctuary is spread across 14 acres of lush green area on the south side of River Kavanar. More than hundred varieties of native birds and numerous migratory birds are the main attraction at this sanctuary. Fly-catchers, Golden-Backed Woodpeckers, Read more [...]