50 km from Trivandrum, is one of the famous and upcoming beaches
in South India. Varkala is famous for its quiet secluded stretch
of sand. The Papanasam beach in Varkala is known
for its mineral springs and rocky cliffs. The 2000 year old Sree
Janardhana Swamy temple and the Nature care centre are
the two main attractions here.
Varkala is also an important Hindu center of pilgrimage. The final
resting-place of the great social reformer, Sree Narayana
Guru, is near Varkala, atop a hill called Sivagiri.
How to Reach
The nearest airport is Trivandrum which is 50 Kms from Varkala.
Quilon is the nearest major railway head. Varkala also has rail
connection but not all trains stop here. Varakala is easily connected
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