Thursday, September 25, 2008

Thripunithura Kovilakom

Images from the Royal town of Kerala.

Monday, September 22, 2008


Kacherippady, Kochi.
Kaloor International stadium, Kochi, Kerala
Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is an International stadium in Kochi. Stadium was built in 1996. It has the capacity to carry 60, 000 spectactors. It is the 5th largest in India. It has played host to international cricket events and football matches.

North Over bridge, Kochi.

Palarivattom junction, Kochi

Jos Junction, Kochi.


Dawson Vihar, Naval Quarters at Thykkoodam, Kochi

RLV college of music and Fine arts, Thripunithura

Irumbu palam, Thripunithura
Shots from Irumbu palam

RLV college new building inaugurated on 18.09.2008 . RLV College phone no.-0484-2779757

Views from Irumbupalam (Iron bridge). Irumbu palam connects Maradu and Thripunithura. It is also a historical monument of the royal era. The bridge is at the western part of Sri poornathrayeesha temple. It was built in 1895 by the British emperors. Then it was meant for the bullock carts and horse drawn rikshaws. In 1990 a major maintanence work had done. Now its main bottle neck area in that road.
RLV college of Music and Fine arts
Old building behind Sree poornathrayeesha temple, Thripunithura.
Radha Lakshmi Vilasam College of Music was established in the year 1936 by the Maharaja of Kochi. Now it is under the Kerala Government offering 13 degree courses and 11 post graduate courses. Disciplines include Veena, Violin, Mridangam, Chenda, Maddalam, Kathakali, Kathakali music, Bharatha natyam, Mohiniyattom, Painting and Applied art.
This prestigious institution was functioned in an old building at a pathetic condition. On September 18th of 2008 the new building was inaugurated by Minister of Education Mr.M A Baby. Former students and musical stalwarts like K J Yeshudas and Thiruvizha Jayashanker were also present at the historical moment.
The new building had two blocks and four floors with an area of 8,300 sq. feet. Each floor will be devoted to different art form. There are 55 class rooms in total.

Government Boys highschool, Thripunithura.
Other main institutions in this road are Poornathrayeesha Balasramam an orphanage for boys run by Viswa hindu parishad, Puthen bunglaw temple and RLV college.

Gandhi sqare at Poonithura

Gandhi square is a junction in Poonithura which connects Thripunithura to Kochi Madura highway through Irumbupalam. A gandhi statue is there to commemmorate the visit of Gandhiji to this place during the freedom movement.

Thevara college, Kochi

Sacred Heart College, Thevara. The college is under Mahatma Gandhi University. The college got five star status by the NAAC. College was established in 1944.
One of the oldest college in Kochi. May be more famous because of the cinema shootings done here. The college in the hit film 'Chocolate' and also many more. A well maintained college. Back side of the college is Vembanad lake. College phone no. is 0484-2663002.

Cochin Shipyard

Pictures of the largest ship building yard of India.

Maharajas college synthetic track

One of the oldest college in Kerala. In 2007 Maharajas College ground renovated with synthetic tracks for conducting International athletic events. College ground has facilities for sports events Cricket, Football, Kabady, Kho-kho, volley ball, badminton, basket ball and hockey. Pavillion has the capacity to carry 25,000 people. Facilities are available for indoor games like table tennis, carom, chess, wrestling, weight lifting and power lifting.

Cochin Stock Exchange

Thrikkannapuram Parthasarathi temple

This temple is located in Ponekkara road of Edappally in Kochi.

Changambuzha smaraka grandhashala

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Trendy Kochi


Upcoming flats and malls on either side of the National Highway
Flat coming up near Vyttila

Five star Hotel project by Ind Royal Holiday Inn

Gold Souk and Wedding Souk coming up near Vyttila

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Shots from cherai beach

Vyttila junction photos

Mother and child hospital at vyttila. Other hospital located at Vyttila is Welcare hospital. In this junction NH47 crosses with Sahodaran Ayyappan road. There are another roads to Thammanam and to Kaniyampuzha.
Vyttila junction pictures
The biggest and busiest junction in Kerala.
Unending blocks at Vyttila

Vyttila -Thripunithura Road
Vyttila-Thripunithura bus stop

Petta Junction

Petta junction recently caught media attention due to the recurring accidents in the junction. The increasing traffic has no proper control that led to the deaths of innocent people. This is also a busiest junction in the suburbs of Kochi corporation. Its also the last station of the proposed Kochi Metro rail. Here Kottayam-Ernakulam road and Kochi-Madurai highway cross. Supermarket chains of Varkeys, Spencers and Subhiksha had made their presence in this junction. Other main shops are Oven hot bakers, Royal bakers, Revathi Textiles, Krish collections, Swamy's sweets, Krishna Medical shop, Southern transport company, Kottappurathu Hardwares, Doctor's Diagonostic centre, Shalini's Digital Studio, Varsha herbal beauty parlour, Shahanaz herbal beauty parlour, priya's beauty clinic, Pin point Marriage beauro and a Margin free market. Poonithura Co operative and its consumer store are also in this junction. Lakshmi vilas udupi restaurant and Mummas are the main hotels in Petta junction. Several vegetable stalls and fish stalls are also there. An entrance training cetre led by Alphons Kannanthanam attracts many youngsters. A dental clinic named Trident dental clinic is also in petta junction. Above the shop of Beverages Corporation make this junction more busy.

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