Kerala backwaters is the most popular tourist attraction of Kerala. Backawaters are formed by the accumulation of sea water at the beach. As the waves moved to and fro, they made their way tearing the ground and forming backwaters. The backwaters are essentially inland lakes connected by a network of canals. The best way to enjoy the Kerala backwaters is to take a cruise on a Kettuvallam or the house boat.
The major backwaters in Kerala are :-
the capital of Kerala means
'the place of the sacred serpent'. Its splendid past is to be
seen in its old buildings,
most of them built in wood
in the Kerala Style, with
tiled roofs and carved gables.