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Varakala is a town located in the Indian state of Kerala. This town is mainly famous as a beach town and it is located near the Arabian Sea, in the Kerala coast. Economy of the little town is heavily based upon tourism sector and there are many natural locations in Varakala that you can during your stay there.You can visit many beach sides in and nearby town during your stay and these beaches are long, explored and pristine. If you want to get away from the mainland crowd and spend some time in peace, Varakala is an ideal place for your vacation.

Varkala Location on Kerala Map

Varkala Location on Kerala Map

There are many temples and places of religious interest in Varakala and near around that you can visit. The Janardhana Swamy Temple is a popular pilgrim spot here and tourist can visit this temple to witness the many festivities time and again. The temple is dedicated to deity Lord Vishnu. There are some other temples in the town named as Sivagiri Mutt and Vishnu Temple. Angelo Fort located 12 km away from the main city near Kapil Lake is a historical place and must to see here.

You can go shopping for hand-looms in the small markets and can collect souvenirs for your stay in the place in this way. Besides, Juma Mosque, Varakala Tunnel and Sarkara Devi Temple are also interesting places that one should never miss out.

Varkala Weather and Best Time to Visit

The place experiences three main seasons and they are summer, winter and monsoon. Monsoons are generally heavy and it is better to avoid this season. Summers are hot and makes winter a suitable option for visiting and overall conditions are pleasant and comfortable.

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