Located in the beautiful state of Kerala, the town of Nileshwaram is known as the state’s cultural capital, and offers an authentic experience of India. The town is abundant in folk arts, music, dance, vibrant festivals, sacred groves and ancient markets. The Theyyam Dance is a special regional dance which can be seen at several temples in Nileshwaram. Visitors can enjoy a cruise on a houseboat along one of the two rivers; visit the Thaikadappuram Beach, famous for the rare Olive Ridley Turtles; meet the skilled artisans at Weavers’ Street; and walk over the longest footbridge of Kerala spanning 400 metres. The city is also famous for its numerous yoga and natural treatment centres, where visitors can experience traditional naturopathy. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the Nileshwaram Palace, which also serves as the folklore centre and location for swimming competitions.