Aymanam from ‘The God of Small Things’ is among world’s 30 best places to visit in 2022′

Aymanam from ‘The God of Small Things’ is among world’s 30 best places to visit in 2022′

Kottayam: The village of Aymanam in Kerala’s Kottayam district has featured amid ’30 best sites

Kottayam: The village of Aymanam in Kerala’s Kottayam district has featured amid ’30 best sites to visit in 2022′ listed by global luxurious vacation magazine Conde Nast Traveller (CNT).

Kerala’s Tourism Minister PA Muhammad Riyas announced it on Twitter on Tuesday.

The record prepared by CNT editors comprises eight other Indian cities, which includes Sikkim and Bhimtal in Uttarakhand.

According to CNT, Aymanam that had bagged an worldwide award past November for its dependable tourism initiatives offers “birdwatching tours, walks in paddy fields and boat rides” between other highlights.

“The charming village of Aymanam, on Kerala’s backwaters in close proximity to Kottayam, is possibly greatest identified as the environment of Arundhati Roy’s 1997 Booker Prize-profitable The God of Little Points,” famous CNT.

The village, bordered by Lake Vembanad and River Meenachil, is “the things that helps make people today dream of using a producing retreat to develop into a revealed creator, or plugging out in a electronic detox, or residing a simple existence shut to character,” details out Conde Nast in its commendation of the position.

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It also beckons visitors to pay a visit to Aymanam for endeavor fowl watching tours, strolling in paddy fields, checking out temples and churches, watching the martial art Kalaripayattu and the classical dance Kathakali, experiencing boat rides, and savouring mouth watering coconut-abundant preparations.

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“Aymanam may well be a small village, but its pristine allure is spellbinding and its cultural diversity amazing. Until not long ago, it was mainly an unexplored location for vacationers, but its recognition as a product RT Village has adjusted its profile on the world-wide tourism map. The recognition by Conde Nast is a massive testomony to it,” said Riyas.

Fish pada curry


“It is an important recognition which will spur us to give an impetus to our endeavours to set up Accountable Tourism tasks throughout the condition,” added the minister.

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Moreover Indian towns, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Qatar, Japan, UAE, Egypt, Oklahoma (United states), Seoul (South Korea), Singapore, Sumba (Indonesia), London (Uk), Trondelag County (Norway), Istanbul (Turkey), Balearic Islands (Spain), Rapa Nui (Chile), Cape Verde, Gabon, Sicily (Italy), Malta, Uzbekistan, and Serbia also characteristic in the list.