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V A R K A L A  B E A C H
Location     :  Located in Kerala.
Area            : sq. kms.
Population :  Approx. Lakh.

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How to reach Varkala Beach ?

: Roadway :
Varkala is 51 km away from Thiruvananthapuram and 37 km away from Kollam. Buses ply regularly between Thirvananthapuram and Kollam.

: Railway :
The nearest railway station is at Varkala town, 3 kms from the beach. There is direct connects from major towns in the states as ell as neighbouring states.

: Airway :
The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport about 57 km away from Varkala.

History of Varkala Beach

Varkala is small greenery town but very important tourist place for Indian & Foreign Tourist Travellers as well as religious place for "Hindus". Varkala is the only place in Southern Kerala where one can find Cliffs adjacent to the Arabian Sea. These tertiary sedimentary formation cliffs are unique geological feature and is known among geologist as VARKALA FORMATION and a Geological monuments as declared by the Geological Survey of India. There are numerous water spouts and spa on the sides of these red rock cliffs. Secluded white sand, sunshine beach is known as "Papanasam Beach", which is one of the best special beach to have comfortable sun bath and viewing sunset.("Papanasam" means redemption from sins and very important center of Hindu pilgrimage.).

Varkala is also very famous of its century years old Janardanaswamy temple, which is an important "vaishnavaite" shrine in India and is referred to as "Dakshin Kashi"- benares of the south. Temple is close to Papanasam beach, Which is considered to have holy waters which wash away sins. The temple has an ancient bell removed from a shipwreck, donated by captain of dutch vessel which sank near varkala without causing any casualties.
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