Kerala is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of Indiahas nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline.It’s known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys and tigers. Kerala is the twenty-first largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Seato the west.
The region had been a prominent spice exporter since 3000 BCE. The region’s prominence in trade was noted in the works of Pliny as well as the Periplus around 100 CE. In the 15th century, the spice trade attracted Portuguese traders to Kerala, and paved the way for European colonisation of India. The production of pepper and natural rubber contributes significantly to the total national output. In the agricultural sector, coconut, tea, coffee, cashew and spices are important. The state has the highest media exposure in India with newspapers publishing in nine languages, mainly English and Malayalam. Kerala is one of the prominent tourist destinations of India. LuLu Mall, Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Tea Gardens, Poovar Island, Alleppey Backwaters, Kappad Beach, HiLite Mall, Kerala Kathakali Centre, Nelliyampathy Hill, Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Muzhappilangad Drive in Beach are the most attractive place in Kerala.