Top things to do in Munnar

Indian in Munnar

Rapsy Restaurant

This spotless glass-fronted sanctuary in the bazaar is packed at lunchtime, with locals lining up for Rapsy’s famous paratha (Indian-style flaky bread) or biryani. It's equally popular with travellers and makes a de…
Cafe in Munnar

Taste the Brews

An easy-going traveller-oriented cafe, opposite the bus station, for Continental-style breakfasts (omelettes, fruit salads), fresh juices, carrot cake and tastings of local tea and coffee.
Factory in Munnar

Lockhart Tea Factory

One of several working local tea factories open to the public, Lockhart dates from 1879 and sits 10km southeast of Munnar. Guided factory tours explain modern tea processing from picking to export. There's also a sm…
Multicuisine in Munnar

Ali Baba & 41 Dishes

A sizzling Indian-international menu of red-hot noodles, spiced seafood platters, paneer/chicken tikka, northern gravies and southern thalis draws locals and travellers to this halal restaurant with Munnar-themed mu…
South Indian in Munnar

Saravana Bhavan

Town-centre branch of South India's favourite pure-veg chain, serving all the idlis, dosas and filter coffee you could want. The restaurant was closed at research time due to the 2018 floods so check locally to see …
North Indian in Munnar

Sree Mahaveer Bhojanalaya

Friendly and well-dressed, this all-veg hit at the northern end of Munnar keeps busy with families for its great range of thalis: pick from Rajasthani, Gujarati, Punjabi and more, plus a dazzling array of vegetarian…
Live Performance in Munnar

Punarjani Traditional Village

Entertaining (though aimed at tourists) daily performances of Kathakali and kalarippayat, 7km southwest of Munnar. Same-day tickets are usually available but for the best seats consider booking ahead.
Museum in Munnar

Tea Museum

Around 1.5km northwest of town, this KDHP-owned museum is a demo model of a working tea factory, but still shows the basic process, along with a collection of relics from the British era including photographs and a …
Notable Building in Munnar

Old Train Station

Now housing Tata offices, this pale-yellow 20th-century building was Munnar's train station during the colonial era and part of the Kundala Valley Light Railway – until the line was swept away by heavy flooding in 1…
Church in Munnar

CSI Christ Church

Constructed in neo-Gothic style in 1911, with granite imported from the UK, Munnar's oldest church contains a series of plaques commemorating prominent foreign tea planters laid to rest here.