Munnar Hill Stations
Munnar is another gem in the already star studded list of Western Ghat wonders. Situated in the Idukki District of God's Own Country Kerala, Munnar is probably the most famous attraction of Kerala after the world famous Backwaters. This hill station nestles at an altitude of nearly 1600 m above sea level and is almost half covered with lush green tea gardens, which truly are the best attraction of this quiescent hill station.
Munnar used to be the summer capital of British Government in South India.Munnar is located at the confluence of three rivers namely Nallathani, Kundale and Muthirapuzha; The name Munnar literally means three rivers. The nature is at its generous most in Munnar. The blue flower 'Neelakurinji', is found only in Munnar. Its specialty is that it blooms only once in twelve years and it last bloomed in December 2006. The highest peak in entire South India, Anamudi, which rises to a height of 2695 m, is in Munnar.
The green surroundings and the pleasant climate makes it a favorite for tourists, especially honeymooners. From the cultural point of view, Munnar will give you glimpse of culture of both Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
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