Akkulam: Situated 3 Km away from the City.Children’s park.boat club, and boating facility in fibre glass boats through the backwaters are the peculiarities of this place.The sculptures of kanai kunjiraman makes this place beautiful.
Kuthiramalika: Situated near East fort.This castle was used by King Swathi thirunal to flourish his artistic thoughts and ideas.The carvings and sculptures in this castle makes it beautiful.
Vizhinjam: Located 15 Km from the city.Cheras the historical leaders used this place as their harbour.A Rock temple made by drilling a huge rock attracts the tourists very much.There is also an Aquarium,with a rich collection of sea animals.
Aruvikkara: A Beautiful place situated 16 Km.away from thriuvananathapuram.Karamana river is flowing through this place.The Head Quarters of Wellington water distribution project is located here.A Dam,a fish farm and a Durga Temple are the other attractions of this Place.
Neyyar Dam : Located 30 Km from Thiruvananathapuram.A wild Life sanctuary,a crocodile farm,a lion safari park etc are the special features of this beautiful place.The Facility for boating in the reservoir and a beautiful garden are the other attractions.
Koikkal palace: This palace is located at Nedumangad 18 Km.from Thiruvananathapuram on the way to ponmudi.In the 15th centuary Umayamma Rani built this palace,shaped like a ‘Nalukettu’ and this is the one and only centre for coin collection in kerala.
Padmanabhapuram palace: Situated 53 Km from Thiruvananathapuram on the way to Kanyakumari.this palace was built for the former kings who ruled travancore.The art and sculpture of this palace is very Famous. Tweet
Adventure park: Near Ashramama ground,2Km away from KSRTC Bus stand,Kollam.here there are so many facilities to entertain children as well as adults.
Sasthamkotta: The Largest Fresh Water Lake lies 29 Km away from the town.There is famous Sastha temple at this place.
Parabrahma Temple,Ochira: Situated 34Km away from the town.The peculiarity of this temple is that there were no walls or presiding deity.The ‘Ochirakkali’ and ‘panthrandu Vilakku’ celebrated on 1st and 2nd of Malayalam Month ‘ Mithunam’ is famous.
Chenthurni: A wild life Sanctuary,situated`66Km away from Kollam.Thenamala Forest Division Head Quarters is located here.
Neendakara: A Famous Fishing centre situtated on the Northern side of the Town near NH-47.There is also a harbour here.
Kulathoopuzha: Situated 64 Km away fromKollam and 74Km. from Thiruvananathapuram.The Famous Sree Dharma Sastha Temple is located here.The main festivak of this temple is ‘Vishnumahotsavam’.
Aryankavu: This place is 80 Km away from Kollam on the way to chenkotta.There is a famous Sastha temple,where the festival is in December.
Punalur: An Industrial centre situated 46Km.away from kollam.The Hanging bridge built in 1879 over the kallada river is a special attraction of this place.
Palaruvi: The Beautiful waterfalls 5 Km from Aryankavu,on punalur-Chenkotta route,at a height of 92 metres above the sea Level.There are so many waterfalls around this place.
Thevalli palace: This palace located on the banks of the Arabian Sea,attracts the tourists very much for its architectural beauty.
Ashtamudikayal: Boating through this backwaters is a thrilling experience.Kollam-Alappuzha water route is through ashtamudikkayal.Chinese nets(Cheenavala) fixed in the backwaters adds the beauty of this Place.
Ganapathi Temple,Kottarakkara: A Fomous temple located at Kottarakkara.
Vallikkavu: The Head Quarters of Matha Amrithananadamayi Madam is at this place.
Chavara: An Industrial centre for metal and Clay.
Panamana: The Final resting place of Sri Chattambi swamikal,located near chavara.
Jadayupara: A vast rocky area and a small temple on the top of the rock,situated at chadayamangalam attracts so many tourists to this place.
Achenkovil: The Sastha Temple at this place is very famous.
Main Rivers:Pamba,Manimala,Achenkovil Atmospheric temperature:between 22.0 degree C & 37.0 degree C Tourist season:From August to March Crops:Paddy,pepper,Cardamom,Tapioca,rubber etc. Access:Air-International Airport,Nedumbasseri is 146 KM from Pathanamthitta. Rail-Thiruvalla Railway station is at a distance of 30Km from town. Road-facility of KSRTC and private vehicles.
Sabarimala: The very famous Ayyappa Swami Temple is situated at Neelimala in the deep forests,on the banks of river pamba.pilgrims from all over India visit this place during the ‘Mandalavilakku’ festivals.
Aranmula: The Famous Parthasarathi Temple is at this place,10 Km away from Chengannur.Uthrattathi boat race held during the onam season attracts many tourists.Aranmula is well-known for the ‘Aranmula-kkannadi’ which is a handmade mirror made up of polishes metal.
Mannadikkavu: The Place 13 Km away from Adoor,where Velu Thampi Dalava, a freedom fighter sacrificed his life for the nation.
Perumthenaruvi: A 100 ft.high waterfalls where we can reach through Erumeli and Ranni from Pathanamthitta.
Maramon: This Place is 16 Km from Thiruvalla on the banks of river Pamba.Maramon convention,the largest Christian congregation in asia is conducted here during the month of February every year.So many foreign delegates take part in this convention.
Kaviyoor: The kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple is situated on the Banks of River Manimala,6 km away from Thiruvalla.There is also a cave temple at this place.The Art and Sculpture in these temples are famous.
Parumala: A famous pilgrim centre.The tomb of Bishop Mar Baseleus who is known as ‘parumalathirumeni’ is placed in the jacobite church at this place.
Malayalappuzha: There is a Bhagavathi Temple here,8 Km away from the town.the Stone carvings and wall paitings in this temple are very attractive.
Kadammanitta: Situted 8 Km from Pathanamthitta town.A devi Temple located here is famous for ‘padayani’ a traditional art form of kerala.During the month of April & may ‘padayani’ is performed in this Temple which lasts for ten Days.
Spider Temple: It is located at Kodumon, 16 km from Pathanamthitta town.It is believed that the water in the ‘Spider well’ at this temple is the best cure for skin diseases.
Charalkunnu: A place of attraction of tourists.
Moozhiyar Dam: Located in the Deep forests,57 Km way from pathanamthitta.
Kakki Dam: A reservoir in the deep forests which is one of the favourite places of the tourists.Wild Animals like elephant,tiger,Monkey,deer etc find their shelter in the surroundings of this Dam.
Krishnapuram Palace: Located at krishnapuram village 47 Km away from Alappuzha on the way to Kollam.This Two storeyed palace built during the period of Marthanda Varma is at present a museum.This palace is enriched with wall paintings and architectural engravings.a wall painting known as ‘Gajendramoksha’ is famous.
Karumadikkuttan: It is a statue of SriBuddha,in karumadi village near ambalappuzha.built in granite,this statue attracts visitors for years.
Nagaraja Temple,Mannarasala: This Temple is situated enroute kollam-alappuzha road near Haripad.Mannarasala Ayilyam is very famous.
St.George’s Church,Edathua: Situated on the banks of Manimala river,12 km away from Thiruvalla and 29Km from Alappuzha.This was built in the year 1810.The holy Mass conducted from May 5 to 7 is famous.
St.Mary’s church,Chambakkulam: This is one of the seven churches established by St.Thomas.The annual Holy Mass here is on the third Sunday of October.
Beach,Alappuzha: This is a very attractive beach.Facilities for boating and swimming are there in Vijaya Beach park and Sea view Park.
Kumarakom: Situated 12 Km away from Kottayam,on the banks of Lake Vembanad.This place is famous for cultivation of shells.A bird sanctuary is also located here. Main rivers:Meenachil. Backwaters:Lake Vembanad. Atmospheric temperature:Between 23.0 degree C & 34.0 degree C. Tourist Season:From semptember to March. Agriculture:Rubber,Cocoa and plantain are produced most abundantly in this district. Speciality:Kottayam district stands first in Literacy in … Continue reading “About Kumarakom Kerala”
Mahadeva Temple, ettumanoor: It is located 13 km away from Kottayam,town.The ‘ Ezharaponnana’ and ‘Kedavilakku’ of this temple is famous.The festival is celebrated for ten Days during the months of February and March.
Erumeli: Situated 60 km away from Kottayam on the banks of Manimala river. A famous Sastha Temple and a Mosque of ‘Vavar’, who is believed to be the friend of Sri Ayyappa are the places of attraction to the tourists.
South Mookambika temple: Located at Panachikkadu,10 km from kottayam on the way to Changanasseri.This Temple is as famous as the mookambika Temple at Kollor.
Koottikkal: A beautiful place in the forest situated in the Western ghats 5 km, from Mundakayam in Kottayam District.The artificial lake created in the Manimala river by the Check-Dam and the Waterfalls at Vadakkemala near Koottikkal are the peculiarities of this place.
Vagamon: Situated 60 km away from Kottayam,at a height og 1100 mtrs above the sea level.It is a suitable place for mountaineering.The Kurisumala and Kurisumala Hermitage here are famous pilgrim centres.