Ernakulam is a district located in Kerala, a state in India. Ernakulam is known for portraying the prehistoric culture as the monuments of the Monolithic age and the Stone Age can be found in the city. Many archaeologists’ excavated rock-cut and carved caves are there throughout the district. Ernakulam was also the connecting point for the outside world and Kerala as many traders and travellers used to travels from Ernakulam to the mainland in India. Even during the medieval and ancient periods, Ernakulam was used as the trading point and a port for trading.
Ernakulam is also known for being a home to various communities where Hindus, Muslims, and Christians all are invited. There are more than 20 Hindu temples, 7 Masjids and more than 50 churches in the city. Ernakulam is also known for backwater cruising where you can rent the boat for the night and spend your time with family in the moonlight at the backwaters. Ancient monuments, palaces, and museums are also the famous tourist destination sites in the Ernakulam district where you get to enjoy the water front with people walking over the city. There are malls and shopping centres from where you can buy traditional Kerala spices, artefacts and more as souvenirs.