About Venue

About Venue

Adlux International Convention Centre is located at the heart of the town, it strategically connects all parts of our Rotary district by Road and Rail. It provides us spacious meeting conference hall to conduct an International class conference. It is has exotic ambiance and vast underground parking facilities. At the entrance greeny lawn gives excellent look. It has an airconditioned dining hall and also spacious 2nd dining hall to cater to all our needs. Very wide space around the building helps to have commercial shopping facilities.


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About Ernakulam

The name Ernakulam is derived from the Tamil word "Erayanarkulam", which means "the house of Lord Shiva". The district is home to many temples, including the famous Shiva temple at Thripunithura. Ernakulam is also home to a number of churches and mosques, reflecting the religious diversity of the region.Ernakulam is a district located in the state of Kerala, India. It is part of the larger urban area known as Kochi, which is often referred to as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea." Kochi is the commercial, financial, and cultural hub of Kerala, making Ernakulam district an essential part of the state's economic landscape

The district is well-connected by road, rail, and air. The Cochin International Airport is one of the busiest airports in India. Ernakulam is also a major seaport, and is home to the Cochin Shipyard.


>MARINE DRIVE


Marine Drive also known as APJ Abdul Kalam Marg[2] is a picturesque promenade in Kochi, India.[3] It is built facing the backwaters, and is a popular hangout for the local populace. Despite its name, no vehicles are allowed on the walkway. Marine Drive is also an economically thriving part of the city of Kochi.[4] With several shopping malls it is as an important centre of shopping activity in Kochi. Major fast food joints, including Marrybrown, DiMark, Coffee Bar are present along the walkway. The view of the setting and rising sun over the sea mouth, and the gentle breeze from the Vembanad Lake has made Marine Drive an important tourist destination in Kochi. Hundreds of people (both natives, and tourists) throng the walkway during the evenings. The walkway starts from the High Court Junction and continues until the Rajendra Maidan. There are also several boat jetties along the walkway

The walkway has three bridges: the Rainbow bridge, the Chinese Fishing Net Bridge and the House Boat Bridge.

FOLKLORE MUSEUM


Folklore Museum aims to provide art education to the students and helping to provide visual and academic knowledge to the art lovers, researchers and travelers from all over the world. Folklore museum is the only architectural museum in Kerala and the treasure trove of stone, wood and bronze sculptures, ancient terracotta, stone Age objects, jewellery, paintings, oil lamps, musical instruments, tribal and folk art, wood works, utensils, masks and traditional art forms etc. these are around 4000 artifacts from tiny to large size on display. This ethnic museum is the essence of the life and culture of the common man over the past 1000 years.

HILL PALACE MUSEUM


Located about 10 kms from Kochi, the Hill Palace Museum was the official residence of the erstwhile rulers of Kochi. Built in 1865, it is now famous for being a full-fledged Ethno-Archaeological Museum and Kerala's first-ever Heritage Museum. The palace complex itself comprises 49 buildings and is built in the traditional Kerala style of architecture. It has over 52 acres of terraced land around it. One can see oil paintings, murals, sculptures, manuscripts and belongings of the Kochi royal family. Antique ceramics from the Far East, Kudakkallu (tombstone), Thoppikkallu (hood stone), laterite memorials and wooden memorials from ancient civilisations like the Indus Valley and Harappa can also be found here. It even has a gallery housing contemporary art. It is our pride to have relics of such value and significance placed here. Visiting Hours: 9:00 to 12:30 hrs &14:00 to 16:30 hrs on all days except Mondays.Entrance Fee: Adult - Rs. 30/- Children (5-12) - Rs. 10/-.Children's Park: Open till 6.00 pm

CHOTTANIKKARA TEMPLE


The Chottanikkara (correction of Jyotiannakkara) Devi Temple is a temple dedicated to the Hindu mother goddess Bhagavati, a form of Mahalakshmi.[1]She is believed to be residing in Chottanikkara along with her husband Maha Vishnu.The main deity is also considered as Lakshmi Narayana according to the temple legend.[2] The temple is one of the Abhimana Kshethras of Maha Vishnu. The temple is located at Chottanikkara, a southern suburb of the city of Kochi in Ernakulam district, in the state of Kerala, India and is one of the most popular temples in the state. The temple is also known for conducting exorcism.[3] In terms of temple architecture, the Chottanikkara temple stands out to be an ultimate testimonial to the ancient transl. hi – transl. vishwakarma sthapathis (wooden sculpture) along with Sabarimala temple. Sree Mahamaya Bhagavati (Adi Parashakti), the goddess of Saraswathi, Lakshmi, and Parvati is one of the most popular deities in Kerala and the supreme mother goddess in Hinduism. Chottanikkara Devi (Melekavu Bhagavathi) is worshipped at the temple, in three different forms: as Mahasaraswati in the morning, draped in white; Mahalakshmi in noon, draped in crimson; and as Mahaparvati in the evening, decked in blue. Devotees used to chant "Amme Narayana, Devi Narayana, Lakshmi Narayana, Bhadre Narayana" in this temple. Goddess 'Keezhkkaavu bhagavathi' is believed to be Bhadrakali, in her fierce form or Ugra form. Bhadrakali, is a form of mother Kali, supposed to be born from the third eye of lord Shiva, to kill the demon king Darika. People suffering from mental illnesses and commonly visit the temple, as Chottanikkara Devi is said to cure her devotees. Guruthi pooja is a ritual done in the late evening to invoke the goddess Mahakali. Earlier 'Guruthi Pooja' was done only on Fridays. But nowadays, it is performed every day

EDAPPALLY CHURCH COMPLEX


The church complex consists of two churches: the old church, which was built in 593 AD, and the new church, which was built in 2015. The old church is a beautiful example of Portuguese-style architecture, while the new church is a modern structure with a soaring bell tower. The church complex is a popular pilgrimage site for Catholics from all over India. It is also a popular tourist destination, and is known for its beautiful architecture and its vibrant religious atmosphere.

MATTANCHERRY PALACE


The Mattancherry Palace, also known as Dutch Palace, is one of the finest examples of the Kerala style of architecture interspersed with colonial influences. Located at around 12 km from Ernakulam, it was built around 1545 C.E. by the Portuguese as a present to King Veera Kerala Verma of Kochi dynasty. It came to be known as the Dutch Palace as it underwent major repairs at the hands of the Dutch. It is famous for its long and spacious halls along with its central courtyard. It is also the home of the deity of the royal family, Pazhayannur Bhagavathy (the Deity of Pazhayannur).

This double storied palace has a lovely collection of murals. These depict some of the great Indian epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata along with revered Gods of the Hindu faith like Lord Krishna of Guruvayur Temple. The great works of Sanskrit poet Kalidasa have also been depicted. The mural paintings cover an area of almost 300 sq. km. One gets an idea of the lives of the royal family with some of the other exhibits. These include the life-size portraits of the Kings of Cochin since 1864, sheathed swords, daggers and axes besides ceremonial spears decorated with feathers. Royal caps, coins issued by the Kings of Cochin along with plans laid out for Cochin by the Dutch can also be viewed here. Visiting Hours: 10:00 - 17:00 hours on all days except Fridays.

JEW TOWN


Jew Town, a narrow street between Mattancherry Palace and the Synagogue, is a favourite haunt of antique hunters. Some of the most pristine and historically relevant artefacts of our times have been unearthed by our visitors here. While a huge bronze vessel catches your eye first, each of the shops here contains beautiful items with quirky and interesting stories. They are like fractions of history, waiting for the right person to come and finally claim them.Nearest railway station: Ernakulam, about 10 km.Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 42 km.

PUTHUVYPE BEACH


The beach is known for its calm waters, white sand, and scenic views. It is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports. There are also a few small restaurants and stalls on the beach where you can buy food and drinks. Puthuvype Beach is a less crowded beach than some of the other beaches in Ernakulam, making it a great option if you are looking for a quiet and relaxing beach experience.