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"Heart of Kerala"

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Ernakulam is the central district in Kerala and is home to its financial and industrial capital, Kochi. The district is considered as the economic and political hub of Kerala. The Cochin Stock Exchange, Kerala Municipal Corporation and Kerala High Court also fall within this district. While it is the most industrial area in Kerala, it also boasts of wonderful tourist attractions that connect man to nature and God. Keeping a strong balance between nature, faith and industry, Ernakulam remains the heart of Kerala.

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Ernakulam is known to have had human settlements ever since the stone age. Various rocky caves and monolithic monuments have been proof of these early settlements. Since the ancient and medieval periods, it hass been a centre for trade for Kerala. Later on, it became a part of the Chera kingdom. Eventually, the Ernakulam region formed the majority of a smaller kingdom which was called the Kingdom of Cochin or Perumpadappu Swaroopam. It was eventually managed by the colonial rule in India at the time.

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Ernakulam Shiva Temple
Entrance of Pavakkulam Temple, Ernakulam
Old Indian Orthodox Church - St. George's Church

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What is famous about Ernakulam?

Exploring the local culture of Urban Kerala. Excellent food and shopping opportunities.

What is not so good about Ernakulam?

Weather is not pleasant most of the year. Very hot and humid.

Who should visit Ernakulam?

Anyone looking to explore urban culture in Kerala.

What is the best time to visit Ernakulam?

The best time to visit Ernakulam would be October-February. Ernakulam is generally quite hot throughout the year but during winters, the temperatures are more pleasant. At other times of the year, the temperatures can rise above 30°C which can be uncomfortable for those wanting to explore or travel.
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What is the best way to reach Ernakulam?

Ernakulam is a vibrant district in Kerala. Kochi, previously Cochin, is the main city in Ernakulam. The main airport here is the Cochin International Airport (COK). The main railway station here is Ernakulam Junction  Railway Station (ERS).

Getting to Ernakulam by road is convenient by bus or car. By bus, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), other State Corporation buses and private buses have various routes in South India connecting to Ernakulam and Kochi.

The nearest port is Willingdon Island, Kochi.
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What are the places near Ernakulam?

The top places near to Ernakulam are Munnar which is 84 km from Ernakulam, Alleppey which is located 61 km from Ernakulam, Kochi which is located 2 km from Ernakulam, Ooty which is located 164 km from Ernakulam, Thattekad bird sanctuary which is located 46 km from Ernakulam

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