April 3, 2015

Kollam Attractions

Thangassery Light House
Thangassery Lighthouse stands has a architectural marvel of kollam. Thangassery is a heavily populated beach area on the shores of the Arabian Sea in Kollam city,Kerala, India. It is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the city center and 71 kilometres (44 mi) fromThiruvanthapuram, the state capital. The splendid cultural and historical background of Thangassery harbour makes it a proud landmark of Kollam. Archaeologists recently discovered Chinese coins and other artifacts along the coast which reveal the splendid historic background of Thangassery Kollam Port also makes Thangassery an important place in the world maritime map.
Munroe Island
Munroe Island is located at the confluence of Ashtamudi Lake and the Kallada River, in Kollam district, Kerala, South India. The island, accessible by road, rail and inland water navigation, is about 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Kollam by road, 38 kilometres (24 mi) north from Paravur, 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) west from Kundara and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Karunagapally. A day cruise in a small canoeboat along the small water channnels of Munroe Island is a lifetime experience.
Kayaking & Canoeing
The canoe trip is a very peaceful and beautiful experience. Take a ride in small and quiet canals, and experience the real backwater life. Also take on a walking tour of the village, which is brilliant.
Sasthamkotta Lake
Sasathamcotta Lake or Sasathamkotta Lake, also categorized as a wetland, is the largest fresh water lake in Kerala, a state of India on the south of the West Coast. The lake is named after the ancient Sastha temple (a pilgrimage centre) located on its bank. It meets the drinking water needs of half million people of the Quilon district and also provides fishing resources.
Palaruvi Falls
The Palaruvi Falls is a waterfall located in Kollam district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is the 32nd highest waterfall in India. Palaruvi is at 5 km distnace from NH 744 and 6 km from Kerala-Tamil Nadu border at Aryankavu, 35 kilometres (22 mi) from Punalur, 75 kilometres (47 mi) from Kollam, and 152 kilometres (94 mi) from Thiruvananthapuram.
Thirumullavaram Beach
Thirumullavaram Beach
Thirumullavaram Beach is one of the popular twin beaches in the city of Kollam and a beautiful tourism destination in the state of Kerala. The beach is situated at Thirumullavaram, an important neighbourhood of Kollam city. The beach is very famous for conducting the Karkidaka Vavubali rituals. Thousands of devotees arrive on the beach to perform the Vavubali Tharpanam every year.
Yoga & Pilates
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Kollam Beach
Kollam Beach also known as Mahatma Gandhi Beach, is a beautiful beach at Kollam city in the Indian state of Kerala.

The beach also has a park of international standard. The Mahatma Gandhi Park was inaugurated on January 1, 1961 by the then Vice President of India, Zakir Hussein. Kollam beach is one among the few beaches in Kerala with an outpost of lifeguards.
The Cave Temple at Kottukal
Kottukkal cave temple, also known as Kaltrikkovil in Malayalam, is an existing example of rock cut architecture, built between 6th and 8th centuries CE. It is situated in village named Kottukkal, near Anchal, Kollam district, Kerala, India. even the name Kottukkal (which means Kottiya Kallu- carved rock) is the reference to rock cut shrine.There are two caves of unequal size, both facing the east with the sculpture of main deity Ganapathy in between. The smaller cave has an idol of Hanuman and the larger one has a monolithic Nandi (bull) in it. Lord Shiva is also a deity in the temple in the form of a Shiva Ling.
Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary
Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary
Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Western Ghats, India. It is located in Kollam District, Kerala and comes under the control of Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve. It was established in 1984 and comprises 171 square kilometres (66 sq mi). The name is a corruption of the Chengurinji, a tree endemic to the region (Gluta travancorica). The sanctuary surrounds the reservoir of the Thenmala Dam. Tropical evergreen and semi evergreen forest cover a major area of the sanctuary.
Thangassery Breakwater
A sunset walk in the famous breakwater of Thangassery, will make you understand that man made structures are equally beautiful like the natural ones. This place is so picture perfect for you to relax and destress