Sree Krishna Temple – This is a religious temple of the deity Krishna of the Hindus and is located in Kurnili, Munnar. The temple is famous for the annual festival that is celebrated here for 10 days and it starts with the hoisting the flag of the temple – the name of the flag is Kodiyettam. The last two days of the festival are special and you can find lively performances from the Ottanthulal and Kavadiyattam. The last evening Thidampu is brought out for Arattu or the holy bath. It is a beautiful procession with the Thidampu, which is seated on an elephant and the procession is beautified by a music band and then comes the Panchavadyam or the conclusion of the festival.
Sree Dharmasastha Temple – This is situated in Munnar and is dedicated to the deity Lord Dharmasastha. This deity is the Ayyappa or the son of Shiva and Vishnu, who was then in female form called Mohini. The annual festival in this temple is celebrated for a single day and is a colorful festival that touches the heart of the visitors that come in. The pomp and show and gaiety are a part of the festival and you will find Thalappow and Ammankudam, and Garudanvaravu are the different folk rituals and mode of celebrating the festival and these represents the holy and celestial bird called Garuda, who is faithful of Vishnu.
Power House Waterfalls – The waterfall is a beautiful spectacle and a refreshing change from the day to day life of the tourists and it gives you more enjoyment if you visit just after the monsoon when it is fed by the rain and gives you a view of its complete beauty and grace. The monsoon lasts for the months of June to September and the white foams fill up your imagination and the thundering water gives rise to ferns around the pool that it forms at the base. The natural ambience is full of graceful and cool water cascading you if you want to feel it and touch it from your vantage point. The water is said to have healing properties and gives a peaceful existence at the point.
Blossom International Park – The Blossom International Park has a 100 ft long fountain and there are areas for roller skating and meditation and interspersed with beautiful garden. The park is set in a beautiful part of the country and one can go for boating or cycling or a simple long walk in the calm atmosphere. You can admire the trees and flowers in the garden and fill the appetite of your eyes of the natural greenery for a lifetime from here. There is a hydroelectric project nearby and is an additional place to visit when you go there. There are ropeways and swings in the park for children and it charges a fee for the entrance to the park.
Malankara Reservoir – This is an important irrigation project and you can visit this when you visit Munnar. The Reservoir is located on Moolamattam Road on the highway and consists of the dam and the reservoir, which can be a feast for the eyes that have never seen such forceful water in the encroachment of the walls of the dam. The dam is constructed on the Malankara lake that is a artificial lake and the dam is actually across the tail gate side of the Moolamattom house that is the source of power for the reservoir. This is a place that has facilities for boating and angling and you can travel to this place by bus.
Muniyara Cave –
Anaimudi Peak – The Peak in Munnar or the Elephant peak as it is often mentioned, is the highest point of south India. The peak is the next to the Himalayan peak in height and has got an elevation of 2695 meters and this offers ideal place for trekking. The nature enthusiasts also find it a dream destination as the nature can be viewed from sitting within the entrapment of nature here. The place is a delight for the people who visit Munnar as this is an area that is surrounded by the nature park called the Eravikulam Sanctuary and is the home of the Nilgiri Tahr and other wild animals.
Tata Tea Museum –
Devikulam Lake or the Sita Devi Lake – The Lake is a spot of scenic beauty and the crystal clear water gives you the view of the surrounding as a picture in the water. The tall trees and the flowers of different colors can give a peaceful change of the general lakes. The twittering birds and the cool water give the spectator an ideal and lazy ambience and the lake is also believed to have therapeutic properties. The legend says the Goddess Sita bathed in this lake and that’s how it got its name. The mineral water has its curative power and the lake is situated in an altitude of 1000 meters from the sea level.