Church — no other kind of building in the world provokes responses ranging from talking-in-tongues to convulsing on the floor! Religious buildings come in all shapes and sizes for all kinds of denominations. While new churches open every year designed in styles that range from the traditional to the avant-garde, some of the most well-known and most extraordinary churches date back to when Jesus was almost still a Jew. Here, finally, is a list of five of the oldest churches in the world! The building is simple in design — a house attached to a room thought to be used for meetings.
Tourism in Kerala
Tourism in Kerala - Wikipedia
Later, Kerala's culture was elaborated on through centuries of contact with overseas cultures. Other arts are more religion- and tribal-themed. These include chavittu nadakom , oppana originally from Malabar , which combines dance, rhythmic hand clapping, and ishal vocalisations. However, many of these art forms largely play to tourists or at youth festivals, and are not as popular among most ordinary Keralites, who look to more contemporary art and performance styles, including those employing mimicry and parody. Additionally, a substantial Malayalam film industry effectively competes against both Bollywood and Hollywood.
General information[ edit ] Kollam is a coastal city on the banks of Ashtamudi Lake that took the title God's Own Country without much demur. The city hosts the administrative offices of Kollam district and is a prominent trading city for the state. The proportion of females to males in Kollam city is second highest among the most populous cities in India.