Kollam is situated in the south west corner of Kerala. This beautiful place
lies amidst Alapuzzha, Thiruvananthapuram and Tamil Nadu. A visit to Kollam
offers everything that a desirous traveller is looking for. Seas, lakes,
mountains ranges, rivers, streams, exciting backwaters, lush green fields
and people, who are so rich in culture that you cannot stop visiting this
place again and again. It has been called as 'The God's own capital' which
unquestionably stands true. The backwaters of Kollam are a perfect gateways
for those travellers, who are in search of peace and harmony.
Quick Facts Location : 90 kms from Kanyakumari State : Kerala Area : 2,579 Sq, km Trip Highlights : Beaches and Temples Ideal time to visit : October - March Languages : Malayalam, Hindi and English STD Code : 474 Climate : Summer (Max - 25ºC) & Winter (Max - 18ºC) Best Time : October to March
Kollam Air/Rail/Road Links
The nearest airport to Kovalam is Thiruvananthapuram
which is located 71 kms from this city.
Railway Station :
Kollam is an important railway station which is
connected to the rest of the Kerala. Kit is an important railhead of
Bus Station :
An excellent road network links Kollam to all major
cities and towns of Kerala.
Attractions in Kollam Thangasserri beach
5 kms from Kollam town, this beach is 3 metres long. This beach has a great
historical importance as it possess the ruins of an old fort, giving it a
mysterious look. It is an ideal place to relax around and enjoy with your
A beautiful and historic palace which is situated on the banks of Ashtamudi
Kaya (back water). The place is widely famous for its lake named
Sasthamkotta. The place looks dynamic as it lies amidst vast hills giving it
a perfect look.
is a beautiful and magical creation of God. The calm water declining through
steep heights fall down, to make a shallow pool. The diorama of this sight
makes you feel thrilled. The water gives a look, as if it has converted into
Dharamasastha Temple at Sasthamakota
This temple is dedicated to Lord Ayyappa. The temple is located near to
Sasthamakkota river which supplies water to the whole district.
Famous Hotels in Kollam
Kovalam is an ideal place where you should go for an ideal relaxing break.
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Getting away from Kollam can be a delight as excursions from Kollam can
offer you a wide variety of attractions to be explored. Some of the very
famous places located near to Kollam that can be enjoyed are as follows-:
Varkala (60 kms) Thiruvananthapuram (70 kms) Kumarakom (176 Km) Kovalam to Periyar (276 km) Kovalam to Kanyakumari (90 km)