Monthly Archives for January 2018

5 Caves of Kerala

Blog, Destinations - GoroadTrip - January 10, 2018

With the abundance of natural hills, there are many caves or caves. The caves of Kerala are a legacy of India and a visit to the world. Some of the vineyards of Kerala are:

Edakkal caves:

Of course, the vineyards of Edakkal are dominated by much of a huge rock. The name Edakkal is a medium between the two. Located in the dense hills of Ambukuthi, the vineyards of Edakkal are about ten kilometers from Sulthanbathery Wayanad. The caves go back 5000 years. The portraits and writings on the walls of these caves bear witness to this in the prehistoric age of the Stone Age.

Pakshipathalam Cave:

Pakshipathalam Cave, also known as Munikal Cave, is located in the Thirunelli District. It lies at an altitude of 1740 meters and is surrounded by lush vegetation, making it an ideal place for hiking and hiking.

Cave of Kotthavalam:

Kotthavalam Cave in Kottayam District is located on a steep cliff on the Murugan Hills. The cave is full of sculptures and statues of Lord Muruga and other gods and goddesses. Weapons and weapons of different shapes are another attraction in this cave.

Pandavan Rock Cave:

This Urukunnu cave in Kollam district bears the name of the mythological hero Pandavas. It is believed that the Pandavas used it during their exile, hence the name. The caves can be reached from a hill called Pandava Para Urukunnu. Tourists can pray in a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva at the bottom of the hill before leaving for Pandava Para. The walk is a wonderful experience as it is easy to get to know the beautiful and picturesque hills, forests and dam of Kallada. There is a temple on the basement of Pandavan.


The temple of Kottukal Cave in Kollam was built in the 6th and 8th centuries AD. The cave temple of Kottukal has two caves with a deity of Ganapathyin. There are idols of Hanuman and Nandi and Shiva Linga in the cellars.
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5 Best Palaces of Tamil Nadu

Blog, Destinations - GoroadTrip - January 5, 2018

Tamil Nadu has several Pandyas, Cholas, Cheras and Pallavas dynasties. It is a natural destination of the palaces which constitute an important part of the tourist attractions of Tamil Nadu.

Visit some of these palaces to experience the kingship of these kingdoms.

Sivaganga Palace:

Sivaganga Palace, also known as Gowri Vilasam, is located in Sivaganga District, about 40 kilometers from Madurai. Built in the 1730s, the palace was the royal residence of the Marava kings. The Raja Rajeshwari is a sanctified Raja Rajeshwari temple, which stood as a deity of the royal family inside the palace and is accessible to tourists. A hall with huge columns, litter and a Nadai Kinaru, a miniature pool built for the women of the palace, are also on display.

Tirumalai Nayakar Mahal:

Built by Tirumalai Nayakar, this palace is about two kilometers from Madurai Meenakshi Temple. It’s in the Indo-Saracen style. A highlight for palace visitors is a light and sound show that tells the story of Tirumalai Nayakar and Silapathikaram.

Tanjavur Palace:

Tanjavur was the capital of Cholas. The palace of Tanjavur was the royal house of the Cholas and later the Tanjavur Nayaks and also the ruler of Maratha. The three kingdoms have left their mark on the palace, which is a fascinating part of the palace tour. With two towers, huge halls, wide corridors and a shady courtyard with a museum, art gallery and music hall called Sangeetha Mahal.

Padmanabhapuram Palace:

Padmanabhapuram Palace was built in Kanyakumari in 1601 by the leaders of Travancore. See a mix of Kerala style architecture, the Palace of the Queen’s Palace, the South Palace and the Council Chamber.

Chettinad Palace:

The Chettinad Palace in Karaikudi, a royal house of the Chettiyars, is an exquisite monument to the architecture of Chettinad. Built by Dr. med. Annamalai Chettiyar, the palace is about 110 years old. He used materials, decoration and furniture mainly from East Asian countries and Europe. Opulence can be seen in every corner of this majestic palace; Italian marble, teak and candlesticks from Burma, crystals from Europe, mirrors from Belgium and Indonesian dishes. The Chettinad Palace is really a spectacular sight.

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8 Getaways for Dawn at Bangalore

Blog, Destinations - GoroadTrip - January 1, 2018

In the months of Monday to Friday there is hectic work and family life on the weekends, there is hardly time for excursions and visits. But for travel lovers in Bangalore, where there is a will, there is a way! There are many escapades in a hundred kilometers from Bangalore that you can visit one after the other. And the lack of time? This can be thwarted by the rides being committed at dawn! Is there a better way to start the day than with your passion? And visit the goals when the place is the coolest?

Plan with Goroadtrip and get up at dawn to see the sun in these places:

Belvedere in the Turahalli Forest:

Turahalli Forest is located about 13 kilometers from Banashankari on Kanakapura Road. A walk of about one kilometer from the main road will take you to the point of view at this location. A small temple is present here. A climb of some rocks offers a magnificent view of the sunrise.

Viewpoint of Turahalli Forest, Bangalore, Karnataka


Located in the north of Bangalore, the Hebbal Lake is approximately 30 kilometers long and is located at the intersection of Bellary Road at the beginning of the National Highway 7. The shape by the Hebbal Lake natural dams is surrounded by greenery and a paradise for birdwatchers. The view of the sunrise is also spectacular on the lake.

Hebbal Lake, Bangalore, Karnataka, birdwatching

Great banyan:

Dodda Alada Mara is a four hundred year old banyan located about 30 kilometers from the city center. It covers an incredible area of ​​three hectares. The campus is a well-maintained park where you can meditate under this ancient tree or take a walk in the fresh morning air.

Big banyan tree, Bangalore, Dodda Alada Mara, Kengeri

Trimurthy Temple:

Trimurthy Temple on Kanakapura Road is about 30 kilometers from Bangalore. Trimurthy Temple with three idols by Lord Ganapathi, Hanuman and Krishna is a small temple with a beautiful campus. Nearby Pyramid Valley with its pyramid-shaped meditation center is a quiet place to spend a few hours of meditation. The beautiful murals on the outer walls of the pyramid depicting the elements of nature and the beautiful paintings and works of art of Buddha are a highlight of the place.

Trimurthy Temple, Kanakapura Road, Bangalore, Karnataka

Manchanbele Dam:

About the Mysore road lead about 37 kilometers from the Manchanbele Dam. This artificial irrigation dam on the Arkavati River has some beautiful hills nearby. Climb the hills and enjoy the view of the water in the red colors of the rising sun. Manchanbele is also a good place for adventure activities such as water sports, hiking and camping.

Manchanbele Dam, Manchinabele, Mysore Road, Bangalore, Karnataka


It is a small lake about 60 kilometers from Bangalore, south of Bannerghatta National Park. The circular lake, which takes its name from “Thatte”, which means circular plate at Kannada, must be one kilometer from the main road on foot. These feathered friends, inhabited by an incredible number of birds such as kites, storks, kingfishers and lapwings, are more likely to be present at dawn. A small temple of Mahadeeshwara and some watchtowers are also nearby.

Thattekere, Bangalore, Mahadeeshwara, Karnataka

Nandi Hill:

The Nandi Hills are a very popular choice for a picnic spot in Bangalore, about 60 kilometers away. An early morning visit is worthwhile because of the spectacular views and the fresh, invigorating morning air. Get up for a hectic exercise and fill your lungs with fresh air. Relax and enjoy the beautiful gardens and discover the birds early in the morning as they go about their business. Monkeys are also a common sight on the Nandi Hills.

Nandhi Hills, Nandi Hills, Bangalore, new airport

Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta:

About 75 kilometers south of Bangalore is a small hilly area called Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta. The hill has the temple of Lord Ranganatha Swamy, built under a huge white rock. “Bilikal” in Kannada means white stone, hence the name. The hill offers beautiful views of the surrounding streets and hills. There is sometimes fog and, early in the morning, a breeze always strong. You can get lost in the beauty of the surroundings, in the colors of the sun early in the morning

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