Tourist Place in Kollam

  • Adventure Park

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    Adventure Park in Kollam is scenically located along the shores of the palm-fringed Ashtamudi backwaters. Kids will love this place. The park is near Ashraman and is just 3 km from the Kollam Bus Station. The District Tourism Promotion Council arranges backwater cruises from here. For a true taste of Kerala, a magical backwater cruise is a must!

    Adventure Park or Model Adventure Park is also known as Picnic Village and is the hub of recreational activities in Kollam. This...

  • Thenmala Eco-Tourism

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    It is India's first planned eco-tourism destination, which is gaining popularity due to its unique vistas, bio-diversity and functioning. Situated about 72kms from Thiruvananthapuram, in the District of Kollam, the Thenmala Eco-Tourism shares its resources with the famous Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary at the foothills of the Western Ghats.

    The word Thenmala in the local language Malayalam has an interesting meaning. 'Then' means honey and 'Mala'...

  • Ashtamudi Lake

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    The Ashtamudi Lake (in native language - Ashtamudi Kayal) is the second largest wetland ecosystem in Kerala. The term Ashtamudi, deriving from two Sanskrit words - 'Ashta' and 'Mudi' with meaning 'eight' and 'cone' respectively, gets the literal meaning "Eight Coned." For its name, the palm-shaped Ashtamudi Lake, however, owes a lot to its topography blessed with the Kallada river and its three tributaries viz. Chenthurnipuzha, Kalthuruthipuzha and Kulathupuzha. The lake being a confluence of...

  • Thevally Palace

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    Interesting Facts and Trivia About Thevally Palace

    • The Thevally Palace is situated in the city of Kollam, the ancient seat of royalty in Kerala.

    • The magnificent era of the most able princess of the Travancore Royal family, saw the construction of the Thevally Palace.

    • It was Gowri Parvati Bayi who initiated the construction of this beautiful Palace set amidst the picturesque backdrop of green valleys and plush dales.

  • Thirumullavaram Beach

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    Thirumullavaram Beach is an unspoilt beach destination with crystal clear water and golden sand, fringed with coconut and palm trees. It attracts many tourists from far off places and offer a very peaceful and relaxing experience to the guests. The lovely views of sun-soaked sand, serene blue sea, and lush green palms, makes Thirumullavaram Beach, an ideal spot for beach holidays in Kerala. Located around 6 km north of Kollam, this secluded beach is one of the safest beaches in India, where...

  • Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls

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    Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls, Achankoil, Kollam, Kerala

    Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls is a beautiful natural falls situated 7 Kms away from the Achankoil & located very near to famous Courtrallam Falls It is located on the Achankoil - Shencottah Road of Kollam district, Kerala. This 25 m high fall nestles in charming surroundings enveloped by luxuriant foliage. The Kerala Forest Department has started an Eco-Contact Centre here.

    Kumbhavurutty falls is one...

  • Sardar Vallabhai Patel Police Museum

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    If you really want to trace the history and development of the Police Force in Kerala, then visit Sardar Vallabhai Patel Police Museum in Kollam to catch a glimpse of the Police arms from 18th and 19th centuries. This amazing gallery displays a wide range of police arms used during 18th and 19th century and exhibit guns, machines, snaps of police dogs, weapons, and medals given to policemen. This museum is located just opposite to Kollam Railway Station within the premises of east police...

  • Mahatma Gandhi Beach & Park

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    The Mahatma Gandhi Beach & Park is a very interesting place, which combines a beach and a well-maintained park, where tourists can sit and relax while enjoying the natural beauty surrounding the place. This place is situated at Kochupilamoodu, which is just 2 km away from the Kollam town and was inaugurated in 1961. The park area is suitable for long walks along the shoreline and to witness the beauty of Arabian Sea, which looks most appealing during dusk.

  • Cheena Kottaram

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    It was built in 1904 as a rest house for the then Travancore Maharaja
    The Kollam city Corporation will be renovating and protecting the historic Cheena Kottaram on railway property near the Chinnakada overbridge at a cost of Rs.40 lakh, Mayor Prasanna Earnest has said.
    The administrative sanction in this connection had been obtained from the government, she said.

    Estimate prepared

    The estimate for the project was prepared after talks...

  • Sea Port

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    History

    The history of the 2nd largest port in Kerala dated back since it was founded by Mar Abo with sanction from Udayamarthandavarma the Tamil king of Venad Kingdom in the year 825 AD. Once Kollam was the most famous port city in India which served as the business hub of people from China, MiddleEast, Dutch, Portugal, Brazil and other Eastern Mediterranean countries. The artefacts, lying on the seabed probably for centuries, are being brought up through the...

  • Thangassery Beach

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    Thangasseri welcomes visitors with a greater range of beach activities, than they experience in most other Kerala beaches.

    Surfing, scuba diving, catamaran riding and speed boating are the usual reasons to travel to Thangasseri. The beach here is uniformly appealing- those who passively sun bathe like it as much as those who actively venture out for deep sea fishing.

    Village of gold

    The town of Thangasseri boasts a rich historical...

  • Jatayupara

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    The huge rock at Chadayamangalam takes its name from the mythical bird Jatayu in the epic Ramayana, who is believed to have collapsed on the rock after failing in his attempts to thwart Ravana's kidnapping of Sita. This picnic spot is situated on MC Road.


    Nearest railway station: Kollam, about 38 km
    Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 51 km

  • Palaruvi Waterfalls

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    Palaruvi - literally, stream of milk - is one of Kerala's most picturesque waterfalls, cascading down a height of 300 feet. It is a favorite picnic spot for visitors from all over south India. The journey to Palaruvi through the dense tropical forest is a spellbinding experience.

    Palaruvi which means stream of milk makes its way down the rocks, from a height of 300 feet. It is a beautiful picnic spot. The PWD Inspection Bungalow and the KTDC Motel here offer comfortable...

  • Kottankulangara Devi Temple

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    Kottankulagara Amma is famously known as the Mother who answers the call of her devotees. Countless pilgrims irrespective of caste creed and colour reach the shrine. The benevolent look of Goddess unfolds a thousand lotus flowers of real bhakthi in the minds of devotees. Chanting of Her names and mantras destroys the feelings of ignorance and pride like the flames of fire that overcomes the darkness. Many are the miracles that we see right in front of the Goddess.