Friday, October 10, 2008

Visit Munnar in Kerala

Munnar is an ideal summer getaway from the heat, dust and stress of the cities. Munnar boast of some of the highest tea plantations in the world. The highest peak of South India, Anaimudi with an altitude of 2,695 m, is visible from Munnar.
The British built the Christ Church in 1910 AD. Built of stone, the church is known for its stained glass windows. There are several brass plaques in the church placed in the memory of the tea planters.
Eravikulam National Park is at a distance of 16 km from Munnar. The park offers natural habitat to Elephants, Nilgiri Tahr and Lion-Tailed Macque.
Rajamala Hills surrounds the national park. At a distance of 10 km from Munnar is Mudapetty Dam. It is a favorite picnic spot among the tourists. Munnar is place if you are interested in adventure sports like paragliding.

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