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Lakshadweep Subramanya Travel Guide

Dainty coral islands, maritime life in its pure nature, attractive natural lagoons, silvery beaches and delightful sea foods - you have it all here. The literal meaning of the word “Lakshadweep” stands for a hundred thousand (one lakh) islands (dweep) extends for the enthusiast holidaymakers much sought physical and mental delectations and relaxation to spend their natural holidays.

Lakshadweep is the smallest Union Territory of India and comprises of a group of grounds in the Arabian Sea in 32 sq. km area covering more than with 77,700 sq km in the Sea. The administrative capital of Lakshadweep is Kavaratti. Lakshadweep Territory encloses ten populated and 17 abandoned islands, some affiliated islets, five drowned reefs and four newly constituted islets. The populated islands include Agatti, Andrott, Amini, Kavaratti, Kalpeni, Kadmat, Kiltan, Bitra, Chetlat and Minicoy. Lakshadweep is associated mostly to Kerala through Cochin and is under the jurisdiction of Kerala High Court.

The common impression is that the first settlers in these Islands are imparted by the famous former Kerala King Cheraman Perumal, after a shipwreck in the tempestuous Arabian Sea. Lakshadweep currently has a majority of Muslim population and there are as many as more than fifty mosques, some of them attracts huge crowd of devotees and have beautiful architectural styles like Ujra mosque.

One of the main attractions of holiday-making in the Lakshadweep Islands is the copiousness of fisheries items and the diversity of fishes from the Arabian Sea. Oceanic birds flying over the Islands is an eye capturing experience. The common people in Lakshadweep are very friendly good hosts and they belong to Arab and Hindu culture. Other holidaymaker spot which can be called by adventurous travelers include the poultry farms, milk diaries at Kavaratti and Minicoy and the Marine Museum.

Decorated with tremendous coral islands, marine life in Lakshadweep is simply brilliant and unique. The rich and accredited legacy of eye catching and unspoilt world of maritime life is the chief attraction of the lagoons of the Kadmat and Bangaram islands. Lakshadweep has noted for many water sport activities, Scuba diving, Kayaking and Canoeing are among them. A paradise for divers, Lakshadweep Islands is world far-famed as the definitive exotic diving location in the Arabian Sea. Many holidaymakers visit here to enjoy these sports activities.

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