Munnar – breathtakingly beautiful a heaven of peace and tranquility is an ideal tourist destination in God’s own country, Kerala. Munnar Hill Station, once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India located 1600 m above sea level.
Munnar is without doubt the most beautiful place in Kerala. Located at 1600 m above sea level, this was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. The lush green mountains adorned by tea and coffee plantations are a sight to watch. Munnar gives you a heavenly feeling, with the thick mist surrounding you in the middle of the plantations.
Munnar is famous for its picturesque natural beauty. The main highlights are the inspiring surroundings, lush green tea gardens, dazzling lakes, thick forests and friendly people.
Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji. This flower which bathes the hills in blue every twelve years, will bloom next in 2006 AD. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.
Munnar, the blessed hill station of God’s Own country, Kerala, known for its sprawling tea plantations, legendary colonial bungalows, crystal clear streams, enchanting waterfalls and cool climate is the perfect location for shooting films.
Oscar winning movie ‘Life of Pi’, Amitabh Bachchan starrer directed by Ram Gopal Varma ‘Nishabdh’, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer ‘Mistress of Spices’ are among the movies that absorbed the bewitching beauty of Munnar in the silver screen. Now it is the turn of SRK to romance in the beautiful valleys of Munnar. Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone`s film ‘Chennai Express’ recently shooted in Munnar.
All these clearly shows that Munnar is fast becoming one of the favorite locations in India for shooting International and National films.