Periyar River View in Kalady

Periyar is the longest river and the river with the largest discharge potential in the Indian state of Kerala. Kalady is a census town located in Angamaly east of the Periyar river, in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, India, not far from Cochin International Airport. It is notable as the birthplace of 8th century Indian philosopher and theologian Adi Shankara and is a popular destination for Hindu pilgrims.