Kerala Kalamandalam
One of the most revered places for the traditional art forms of Kerala, the Kalamandalam is the cradle of training in India. This temple of arts has preserved and propagated Kathakali - the classical dance-drama of Kerala - for the past 78 years. Many of the internationally renowned artistes of Kerala and India have been trained here.
Malampuzha Dam
Malampuzha Dam is the largest reservoir in Kerala, located near Palakkad in south India with the scenic hills of the Western Ghats in the background.
Silent Valley National Park
The Silent Valley National Park is home to the rare Lion-Tailed Macaque and tigers as well. 135km away is the The Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary which preserves fast diminishing wildlife species such as elephants, boars, bison, crocodiles, tigers and panthers.
Situated 48 km away from Palakkad town is an exciting tourist destination, Siruvani. To meet the drinking water requirement of Coimbatore, Kerala Government has built a reservoir at Siruvani. Set in the midst of dense wilderness, the Siruvani dam offers a fabulous view of the heavily forested hills containing all sorts of wild animals.
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
The Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the India’s most famous wildlife sanctuaries. It has one of the richest collections of flora and fauna. It is one of the most protected places in the Western Ghats that makes it the richest place of wildlife.
Nelliyampathy Hills
The cool hills of Nelliampathy, nestling atop the Western Ghats, offer a breathtaking view of the misty mountains and enchanting valleys interspersed with sprawling tea, coffee, cardamom and orange plantations.
Punarjani Guha
Punarjani Guha is a natural tunnel 150 meters long in the rocky cliff in Palakkad district of Kerala state, south India.
Vaidyamadham is one of the famous Ashtavaidya group of families in Kerala.. As said before, they are the only one family belonging to the Bharadwajeeya group. It is believed that this family was brought here as Sala Vaidya by none other than the famous Mezhathole Agnihothri who conducted 99 soma yagnyas to re-establish the Vedic Karma and Yagnya Culture of our country. Sala vaidya is a special status conferred on them who is responsible for health of the participants of yagnya..
Chinakkathoor Kavu
Chinakkathoor Bhagavathy Temple, Palappuram is located in Ottappalam Taluk, Palakkad District. Chinakkathoor pooram is the biggest pooram in entire valluvanadu desam, and rarest one in terms of it customs and traditions.The highlights of the festival include a grand procession of 33 tuskers in the evening, and performances of the various art forms.
Thrissur Pooram
Thrissur Pooram is today, rightfully, called 'the pooram of all poorams', meaning the biggest or the best of all poorams. The Thrissur pooram, is celebrated every year, on the pooram day, in the month of Medam (mid-april to mid-may) month as per the malayalam calendar.
Rayiranellur Hills
This Mala is at Naduvattom., 3 Kms from Thiruvegapura. Here the hill has a height of 500 feet with an area of 300 acres. Naranathu Branthan character in Malayalam folklore, who was considered to be a divine person, got Devi darshan at this place.The place where Naranathu Branthan got vision of Devi is converted into a temple.
Ayurveda Samaj Hospital
This Hospital is the oldest Ayurvedic Institution in Kerala. It has been existence since 1902. This hospital even now follows manufacturing medicines and treatment of patients.
Vishnu Ayurveda College
The college is situated in the middle of old Valluvanadu, which was famous for its cultural heritage on various kinds of arts, flora and fauna. The campus consists of 25 acres of wide area which includes an amazing garden of rare species.