Nicknames of Places in Kerala

Sunset At Aleppay/Picryl
Cities often get nicknames due to some cultural or popular references. These references are later exploited by marketer to boost business or tourism in the city.

Kerala is not different from any other place. Kerala itself is known as God's Own Country or Spice Garden of India. However, there are also several nicknames attached to cities and towns of Kerala and these are


City/Town/DistrictNickname
AlappuzhaVenice of the East
KasragodLand of Seven Languages, Harkwilla
KannurCity of Looms and Lores
KochiQueen of Arabian Sea, Gateway to Kerala
KollamCashew Capital of the World, Prince of Arabian Sea, Gateway to Backwaters
KottayamCity of Letters (Aksharanagri), City of Murals, City of Latex, City of Lakes
Kozhikode (Calicut)City of Spices
KuttanadHolland of Kerala
PalakkadLand of Palm Trees, Rice Bowl of Kerala
ThiruvananthapuramThe Evergreen City of India, The City of Lord Ananta
ThrissurThe Cultural Capital of Kerala, Land of Poorams, The Land of Vadakkumnathan, Gold Capital of India
WayanadGod's Own District

Wayanad    God's Own District