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Situated at 50 km from Thiruvananthapuram, Varkala is a beautiful coastal town that attracts a large number of visitors every year. A place where cliffs meet the sea, Varkala unravels itself as a perfect destination to watch breathtaking sunsets. Tourists who go for Varkala trip can be seen taking pleasure in sun-bathing and swimming in these beaches. The Varkala beach is also famous for the infinite number of water spouts and spas.
The city of Varkala is famous as a pilgrimage destination as well. The 2000 years old Janardhana Swamy Temple located in close proximity to the Varkala beach is a highly revered Vaishnavaite shrine that adds a divine ambience to this place. Sivagiri Mutt, the Samadhi of popular south Indian saint & philosopher Sree Narayana Guru is another important landmark of this place. The Varkala town serves as a home to several other temples, which are built in South Indian architectural style. The Narayana Gurukula which was established Nataraja Guru is another exciting place that tourists should not miss during Varkala sightseeing. Every year in the month of December, Varkala hosts ‘Sivagiri Pilgrimage’, a religious event that draws pilgrims from all over the country.
The Anjengo Fort, situated near Varkala is a place of archaeological and historical significance. A very old cemetery built inside the fort and the beautiful Muthalapuzhi lake positioned nearby conjures up together to make it a popular destination of choice. Other Varkala tourist places include the Nature Care Centre at Papasam, Varkala Tunnel built during British rule, Ponnumthurut Island and the Coir Processing Centres.